Saturday, June 10, 2017

New York Yankees win rubber game over the Boston Red Sox

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 9-1.  Michael Pineda started for the Yankees and he pitched great.  Aaron Judge had three hits and four players had two hits including Gary Sanchez who also had five RBI. 

Pineda pitched seven innings giving up four hits and one unearned run.  He walked two and struck out eight and earned his seventh win of the season.  Adam Warren pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Giovanny Gallegos pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Dellin Betances pitched 1/3 of an inning with two walks and two strikeouts. 

David Price lost his first game of the season pitching five innings and giving up eight hits and six runs.  He walked four and struck out four.  Fernando Abad pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and Brandon Workman pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with two strikeouts. 

Brett Gardner had two hits and two RBI, Aaron Hicks had a hit and Judge had three hits and drew a walk.  Matt Holliday drew three walks, Starlin Castro had two hits and two RBI and Sanchez had two hits, five RBI and drew a walk.  Didi Gregorius had two hits, Chase Headley had a hit and Sanchez hit two homeruns.  Gardner hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-14 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Headley committed an error and Sanchez had a passed ball. 

Mookie Betts had a hit, Xander Bogaerts had a hit and Mitch Moreland had a hit and drew a walk.  Hanley Ramirez had a hit and drew a walk, Jackie Bradley Jr. drew a walk and Jeff Rutledge drew a walk.  The Red Sox were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Betts was caught stealing. 

In the second Gardner hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the third Sanchez hit a three-run homerun to push the Yankees lead to 4-0.  In the fourth a passed ball cut the lead to 4-1.  In the fifth Sanchez hit his second homerun which was a two-run homerun extending the lead to 6-1.  In the sixth Castro hit an RBI single and the lead was 7-1.  In the eighth Gardner hit a solo homerun and Castro hit an RBI ground out to make it 9-1.  The Yankees took two out of three in the series and will now play the Orioles three games beginning on Friday night in the Bronx. 

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