Tuesday, July 4, 2017

New York Yankees are blown out in Houston

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Houston Astros on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas and the final score was 8-1.  Luis Severino started for the Yankees and he didn’t pitch well.  Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Severino pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up nine this and six runs with a walk and seven strikeouts.  Severino lost his fourth game of the season.  Tyler Webb pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk and Domingo German pitched two innings giving up four hits and two runs with a strikeout. 

Mike Fiers pitched four innings giving up two hits and no runs with four walks and seven strikeouts.  Chris Devenski pitched two perfect innings with four strikeouts and picked up his fifth win of the season, Michael Feliz pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and James Hoyt pitched an inning giving up two hits.  Ashur Tolliver pitched giving up two hits and a run with a walk and he didn’t record an out and Dayan Diaz pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Judge had two hits, Sanchez had two hits and drew a walk and Didi Gregorius drew a walk.  Chase Headley had a hit, Chris Carter had a hit and an RBI and Tyler Wade drew a walk.  Rob Refsnyder drew a walk, Clint Frazier drew a walk and Judge and Headley each hit a double.  The Yankees were 1-10 with runners in scoring position and left nien men on base.  Wade had a stolen base and Sanchez committed two errors. 

George Springer had two hits, Josh Reddick had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Jose Altuve had a hit.  Carlos Correa had four hits and three RBI, Carlos Beltran had two hits and Marwin Gonzalez had a hit and two RBI.  Yuli Gurriel had three hits and two RBI, Nori Aoki drew a walk and Correa hit two doubles and Beltran, Gurriel, Reddick each hit a double.  Springer hit two doubles.  Gonzalez and Gurriel each hit a homerun and the Astros were 6-17 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base. 

In the second Gonzalez hit a two-run homerun giving the Astros a 2-0 lead.  Reddick hit an RBI double to push the lead to 3-0.  In the fourth Correa hit a two-run double to extend the Astros lead to 5-0.  In the sixth Correa hit an RBI single to make it 6-0.  In the seventh Gurriel hit a two-run homerun and the lead was 8-0.  The Yankees got on the board in the ninth on a Carter RBI single to cut the lead to 8-1 and that was the final score. 

The Yankees lost two out of three in the series and went 3-4 on the road trip.  They will now head home to face the Blue Jays for three followed by an off day and the Milwaukee Brewers for three to close out the first half of the season. 

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