Tuesday, August 1, 2017

New York Yankees fail to sweep the Tampa Bay Rays

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-3.  Jordan Montgomery started for the Yankees and he didn’t pitch well, the bullpen was pretty good.  Ronald Torreyes led the offense with a couple of hits and three RBI. 

Montgomery pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up six hits and four runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Montgomery lost his sixth game of the season.  Luis Cessa pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up a hit and four walks with four strikeouts, Chasen Shreve pitched 2/3 of an inning with a walk and a strikeout and Chad Green pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up wo hits and a run with a walk and six strikeouts. 

Jacob Faria pitched four innings giving up three hits and three runs with five walks and eight strikeouts.   Sergio Romo pitched to two batters and retired them both.  Dan Jennings pitched 2/3 of an inning with a walk, Steve Cishek won his second game of the season pitching 1 2/3 perfect innings with a strikeout and Tommy Hunter pitched a perfect inning.  Alex Colome pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout and he earned his 30th save of the season. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Clint Frazier had a hit and drew two walks and Aaron Judge drew a walk.  Chase Headley drew a walk, Todd Frazier drew two walks and Ronald Torreyes had two hits and three RBI.  Torreyes hti a double and a homerun and the Yankees were 1-11 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  C. Frazier had a stolen base and Sanchez had a passed ball.  Gardner had an outfield assist. 

Peter Bourjos had a hit, Steven Souza Jr. had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks and Evan Longoria had two hits and drew a walk.  Lucas Duda had a hit and drew two walks, Trevor Plouffe had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Corey ickerson had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Wilson Ramos had a hit and an RBI, Tim Beckham drew a walk and Mallex Smith had a hit.  Bourjos and Souza Jr. each hit a double and the Rays were 5-15 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base.  Smith and Souza Jr. each had a stolen base.  Ramos and Hechavarria each committed an error. 

In the first Plouffe hit an RBI single to give the Rays a 1-0 lead.  In the second Torreyes hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  In the third Dickerson hit a two-run single to give the Rays a 3-2 lead.  Ramos hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 4-2.  In the bottom of the fourth Torreyes hit an RBI double cutting the lead to 4-3.  In the eighth Souza Jr. hit an RBI double to give the Rays a 5-3 lead and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees took three of four in the series and will begin a three game set with the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. 

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