Friday, August 16, 2019

New York Yankees are smacked around by the Cleveland Indians


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 19-5.  Chad Green was the opener and got creamed.  The rest of the bullpen wasn’t much better.  Didi Gregorius led the offense with three hits. 

Green pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up four hits and five runs with a walk and a strikeout.  Green lost his fourth game of the season.  Jonathan Loaisiga pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up four hits and four runs with four strikeouts, Chance Adams pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up 10 hits and five runs with three walks and two strikeouts and Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched to one batter and got him out.  Mike Ford pitched two innings giving up six hits and five runs with a strikeout. 

Adam Plutko pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Plutko earned his fifth win of the season.  Hunter Wood pitched an inning giving up two hits and an unearned run with two strikeouts and Phil Maton pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts. 

DJ LeMahieu had two hits, Gregorius had three hits and an RBI and Gio Urshela had two hits and two RBI.  Gary Sanchez had a hit and an RBI, Brett Gardner drew a walk and Gleyber Torres had a hit and an RBI.  Gregorius, Sanchez and Torres each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Tauchman had an outfield assist. 

Francisco Lindor had two hits and an RBI, Greg Allen had four hits and four RBI and Carlos Santana had three hits, three RBI and drew a walk.  Yasiel Puig had two hits and two RBI, Oscar Mercado had a hit and Jose Ramirez had two hits, six RBI and drew two walks.  Jason Kipnis had two hits and an RBI, Franmil Reyes had two hits and Tyler Naquin had three hits.  Roberto Perez had three hits, two RBI and drew a walk.  Allen, Kipnis, Santana and Naquin each hit a double.  Ramirez hit two homeruns and Kipnis, Perez, and Allen each hit a homerun.  Santana also hit two homeruns for the Indians.  The Indians were 8-13 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Kipnis committed an error. 

The Indians scored seven runs in the first inning to take a 7-0 lead.  The Yankees got one back in the bottom of the first but in the second the Indians quickly took a 9-1 lead.  In the fourth Santana hit a two-run homerun and it was 11-1 Indians.  The Indians added on in the fifth and the Yankees answered back with a run making it a 12-2 game.  In the sixth Sanchez hit a solo homerun.  In the seventh Puig made it a 14-3 game and Urshela hit an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh cutting it to 14-4.  In the eighth Lindor hit an RBI single and Allen hit a three-run homerun to make it 18-4.  Santanta hit a solo homerun to make it 19-4 and Torres hit a solo homerun in the eighth cutting it to 19-5 which was the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of four on Friday night.   

New York Mets lose to the Atlanta Braves


The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.  The game took place at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia and the final score was 6-4.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and he pitched well, Seth Lugo did not pitch well in relief.  Amed Rosario led the offense with four hits. 

Matz pitched six innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and five strikeouts.  Lugo lost his third game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning and giving up five hits and five runs with a walk, Luis Avilan pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning with two walks and two strikeouts. 

Dallas Keuchel pitched six innings giving up five hits and no runs with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Sean Newcomb pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run, Chris Martin pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run and he won his first game of the season and Shane Greene pitched an inning with a strikeout.  Mark Melancon pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up four hits and two runs with a strikeout and Jerry Blevins saved his first game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning with a strikeout. 

Rosario had four hits and an RBI, J.D. Davis had two hits and two RBI and Luis Guillorme had a hit and an RBI.  Wilson Ramos had a hit and drew a walk, Michael Conforto drew a walk and Juan Lagares had a hit.  Matz had two hits, Joe Panik had a hit and Panik hit a double.  The Mets were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Davis had a stolen base and Conforto had an outfield assist. 

Ronald Acuna Jr. had a hit and an RBI, Ozzie Albies had a hit and an RBI and Josh Donaldson had a hit and drew two walks.  Adam Duvall had a hit and drew a walk, Johan Camargo had a hit and Ender Inciarte had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk.  Tyler Flowers had a hit and an RBI, Matt Joyce had an RBI and Inciarte hit a double and the Braves were 6-12 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Camargo committed an error. 

In the second Inciarte hit an RBI double to give the Braves a 1-0 lead.  In the seventh Davis hit a two-run single to give the Mets a 2-1 lead.  In the bottom of the seventh Inciarte hit an RBI single to tie the game at two.  Flowers hit an RBI single to give the Braves a 3-2 lead, Joyce lined into a force out and a run scored , Acuna hit an RBI single and it was 5-2.  Albies hit an RBI single and the lead was pushed to 6-2.  In the ninth Rosario hit an RBI single and Guillorme hit an RBI single cutting the lead to 6-4 but that would be the final score. 

New York Yankees defeat the Baltimore Orioles to complete four-game sweep


The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-5.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he pitched well.  Gary Sanchez had three hits and three RBI to lead the offense. 

Happ pitched five innings giving up six hits and two runs with three walks and six strikeouts.  Happ picked up his 10th win of the season.  Luis Cessa pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and a strikeout, Adam Ottavino pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Zack Britton pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout.  Aroldis Chapman saved his 33rd game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

Dylan Bundy pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up five hits and six runs with two walks and four strikeouts and he lost his 13th game of the season.  Richard Bleier pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he walked one, Shawn Armstrong pitched 2/3 of an inning striking out one and Mychal Givens pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

Brett Gardner drew a walk, Gio Urshela had a hit and Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI.  Sanchez had three hits, three RBI and drew a walk, Gleyber Torres had a hit and Mike Tauchman drew a walk.  Mike Ford had a hit and two RBI, Torres hit a double and Sanchez hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-7 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Hanser Alberto had a hit, Trey Mancini drew two walks and Renato Nunez had five hits and two RBI.  Jonathan Villar had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk, Pedro Severino had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Jace Peterson drew a walk.  Stevie Wilkerson had a hit, Alberto, Nunez and Villar each hit a double and the Orioles were 4-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. 

In the first Villar hit an RBI single giving the Orioles a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Gregorius hit an RBI single to tie the game at one and Sanchez hit a three-run homerun to push the lead to 4-1.  In the third Severino hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 4-2.  In the sixth Ford hit a two-run single to extend the lead to 6-2.  In the seventh Nunez hit a two-run double cutting the lead to 6-4 and Villar hit an RBI double making it a 6-5 game but that would be the final score. 

The Yankees swept the four-game series and will remain at home to take on the Cleveland Indians Thursday night in the start of a four-game series. 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

New York Mets were defeated in Atlanta


The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.  The game took place at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia and the final score was 5-3.  Zack Wheeler started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch well.  Juan Lagares led the offense with four hits. 

Wheeler pitched five innings giving up 12 hits and five runs with two walks and two strikeouts.  Wheeler lost his seventh game of the season.  Brad Brach pitched a perfect inning, Luis Avilan pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Jeurys Familia pitched to one batter and struck him out.  Drew Gagnon pitched a perfect inning. 

Max Fried pitched six innings giving up six hits and a run with three walks and four strikeouts.  Fried won his 14th game of the season.  Luke Jackson pitched an inning with two strikeouts, Shane Greene pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs and Jerry Blevins pitched to one batter and got him out.  Anthony Swarzak pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and Mark Melancon pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and earned his second save of the season. 

Jeff McNeil had a hit and an RBI, Pete Alonso had a hit and drew a walk and J.D. Davis had a hit and drew a walk.  Wilson Ramos had a hit and drew a walk, Michael Conforto had an RBI and Todd Frazier had two hits.  Lagares had four hits and an RBI, Lagares hit a double and Frazier hit a double.  The Mets were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. 

Ronald Acuna Jr. had two hits and an RBI, Ozzie Albies had a hit and Freddie Freeman had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Josh Donaldson had three hits and an RBI, Brian McCann had a hit and Matt Joyce had two hits and an RBI.  Ender Inciarte had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Fried had a hit and Fried and Inciarte each hit a double.  Acuna Jr. hit a homerun and the Braves were 4-14 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Acuna Jr. had an outfield assist. 
In the first Donaldson hit an RBI single, Joyce hit an RBI single to give the Braves a 2-0 lead.  In the second McNeil hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the bottom of the second Freeman hit an RBI single to push the lead to 3-1.  In the fourth Acuna hit a solo homerun to extend the lead to 4-1.  In the fifth Inciarte hit an RBI double and the lead was 5-1.  In the eighth Conforto hit into an RBI ground out to cut the lead to 5-2 and Lagares hit an RBI single to make it a 5-3 game and that would be the final score.

New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles

The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-3.  Domingo German started for the Yankees and he pitched well.  Gio Urshela and Austin Romine each had three hits to lead the offense. 
German won his 16th game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up five hits and two runs with a walk and seven strikeouts.  Adonis Rosa pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts. 
John Means pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and six runs with two walks and a strikeout.  Means lost his eighth game of the season.  Miguel Castro pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run and Chandler Shepherd pitched four innings giving up five hits and a run with three walks and two strikeouts. 
DJ LeMahieu had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Aaron Judge had a hit and two RBI and Urshela had three hits and an RBI.  Gary Sanchez had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Gleyber Torres had a hit and drew a walk and Didi Gregorius had a hit.  Cameron Maybin had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk, Romine had three hits and Mike Tauchman had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Gregorius, Judge, Sanchez, Tauchman and Urshela each hit a double and LeMahieu hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 6-14 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base. 
Anthony Santander had a hit and an RBI, Renato Nunez had a hit and an RBI and Jace Peterson had a hit.  Hanser Alberto had a hit, Stevie Wilkerson had a hit and an RBI and Rio Ruiz had a hit and drew a walk.  Alberto, Ruiz and Peterson each hit a double and Santander, Wilkerson and Nunez each hit a homerun. The Orioles were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.   Peterson had an outfield assist. 
In the first LeMahieu hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the second Maybin hit a two-run single to give the Yankees a 3-0 lead.  In the fourth Santander hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1.  In the bottom of the fourth Judge hit a two-run double to push the lead to 5-1.  Urshela hit an RBI single to make it a 6-1 game and Sanchez hit an RBI double to increase the lead to 7-1.  In the fifth Wilkerson hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 7-2.  In the bottom of the fifth Tauchman hit an RBI double to push the lead to 8-2.  In the ninth Nunez hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 8-3 and that would be the final score. 
The two teams will play the fourth and final game on Wednesday afternoon.  The Yankees will be looking for the four game sweep. 

The New York Yankees defeat the Baltimore Orioles to sweep doubleheader


The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 11-8.  It was game 2 of a doubleheader and Chad Green served as the opener for the Yankees.  He pitched well, the bullpen had their struggles.  DJ LeMahieu, Gio Urshela and Gleyber Torres each had three hits to lead the Yankees offense. 

Green pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up no hits or runs and no walks with a strikeout.  Joe Mantiply earned his first win of the season pitching three innings and giving up three hits and three runs with two walks and two strikeouts.  Brady Lail pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and two strikeouts, Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with a strikeout and Adam Ottavino pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and earned his second save of the season. 

Ty Blach pitched four innings giving up seven hits and seven runs with six of them being earned.  He walked three and struck out four and lost his first game of the season.  Evan Phillips pitched an inning giving up two hits and three runs with two walks and two strikeouts and Tom Eshelman pitched three innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout. 

LeMahieu had three hits and drew a walk, Aaron Judge drew two walks and Urshela had three hits.  Torres had three hits, six RBI and drew a walk, Brett Gardner had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk.  Mike Ford had a hit and an RBI, Breyvic Valera had a hit and drew a walk and Gardner hit a triple.  Ford hit a homerun and Torres hit two homeruns.  The Yankees were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Jonathan Villar had a hit, Trey Mancini had a hit and two RBI and Jace Peterson had a hit and drew a walk.  Chance Sisco had a hit and drew a walk, Hanser Alberto had three hits and three RBI.  Stevie Wilkerson had a hit, Rio Ruiz had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk.  Alberto hit a triple and Mancini and Alberto each hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 3-7 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Sisco committed an error. 

In the first Gardner hit a three-run triple to give the Yankees a 3-0 lead.  In the second a wild pitch pushed the lead to 4-0.  In the third Ruiz hit an RBI ground out and Mancini hit a two-run homerun to cut the lead to 4-3.  In the fourth Ford hit a solo homerun and the lead was extended to 5-3.  In the fifth Torres hit a three-run homerun and it was 8-3 Yankees.  In the sixth Torres hit another three-run homerun to push the lead to 11-3.  In the seventh Alberto hit a three-run homerun and in the ninth Ruiz hit a two-run single to cut the lead to 11-8 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees swept their sixth double header of the year and will play game three of the four game series on Tuesday night. 

New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles in Game 1 of double header


The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Monday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-5.  James Paxton started for the Yankees and he pitched well.  Gio Urshela had three hits to lead the offense. 

Paxton pitched six innings giving up three runs on five hits.  He walked two and struck out seven and earned his eighth win of the season.  Tommy Khanle pitched a perfect inning, Luis Cessa pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs and Zack Britton pitched 2/3 of an inning with a walk and a strikeout.  Aroldis Chapman earned his 32nd save of the season pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Gabriel Ynoa pitched six innings giving up seven hits and seven runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  He took his seventh loss of the season.  Branden Kline pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and two strikeouts and Jimmy Yacabonis pitched an inning with a walk. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew two walks, Urshela had three hits and two RBI and Didi Gregorius had a hit and four RBI.  Gleyber Torres had a hit and an RBI, Cameron Maybin had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Breyvic Valera had a hit.  Gardner and Urshela each hit a double.  Gregorius, Torres, Urshela and Maybin each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-3 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base. 

Hanser Alberto had two hits, Trey Mancini had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Anthony Santander had three hits and an RBI.  Renato Nunez had two RBI, Jonathan Villar drew three walks and Jace Peterson had an RBI and drew a walk.  Richie Martin had a hit, Mancini and Santander each hit a homerun and the Orioles were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Santander had an outfield assist. 

In the first Nunez hit a sac fly to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Gregorius hit a three-run homerun and Torres hit a solo homerun giving the Yankees a 4-1 lead.  In the second Urshela hit an RBI double to push the lead to 5-1.  In the third Mancini hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 5-2.  In the bottom of the fifth Urshela hit a solo homerun to extend the Yankee lead to 6-2.  In the sixth Santander hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 6-3.  In the bottom of the sixth Maybin hit a solo homerun and in the bottom of the seventh Gregorius hit a sac fly to make it 8-3.  In the eighth Nunez hit an RBI ground out and Peterson drew an RBI walk to cut the lead to 8-5 but that would be the final score. 

Monday, August 12, 2019

New York Mets fail to sweep the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals on Sunday.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 7-4.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and he pitched well but not deep into the game.  The Mets bullpen had some issues and Jeff McNeil and Wilson Ramos each had two hits. 

deGrom pitched five innings giving up four hits and three runs with none being earned.  He walked one and struck out seven.  Luis Avilan pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and he struck out two, Brad Brach pitched to one batter and retired him and Robert Gsellman pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs and he took his third loss of the season.  Justin Wilson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning with three strikeouts.  Edwin Diaz pitched an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Anibal Sanchez pitched five innings giving up seven hits and three runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Tanner Rainey pitched 2/3 of an inning with a walk, Matt Grace pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and he won his first game of the season.  Hunter Strickland pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Daniel Hudson pitched to one batter and got him out and Wander Suero pitched an inning with two strikeouts.  Sean Doolittle pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and he saved his 26th game of the season. 

McNeil had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk, Amed Rosario had a hit and Michael Conforto had an RBI.  Pete Alonso had a hit, J.D. Davis had a hit and Ramos had two hits.  Joe Panik had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, deGrom had a hit and McNeil hit two doubles and Ramos hti a double.  The Mets were 4-12 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Alonso and McNeil each committed an error and McNeil had an outfield assist. 

Trea Turner had a hit, Adam Eaton had a hit and drew a walk and Anthony Rendon had four hits.  Juan Soto drew two walks, Victor Robles had a hit and two RBI and Asdrubal Cabrera had two hits and two RBI.  Kurt Suzuki had a hit, Cabrera hti a double and Robles hit a homerun.  The Nationals were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Eaton had a stolen base. 

In the first Cabrera reached on a throwing error and three runs scored to give the Nationals a 3-0 lead.  In the second Panik hit an RBI single and McNeil hit a two-run double to tie the game at three.  In the seventh Cabrera hit a two-run double to give the Nationals a 5-3 lead.  In the bottom of the seventh Conforto hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 5-4.  In the ninth Robles hit a two-run homerun to give the Nationals a 7-4 lead and that was the final score. 

The Mets won two out of three in the series and will be off on Monday.  They will head to Atlanta to take on the Braves on Tuesday night.   

New York Yankees shutout the Toronto Blue Jays to earn series split


The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 1-0.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he pitched great.  Gio Urshela led the offense with two hits. 

Tanaka pitched eight innings giving up three hits and no runs.  He walked none and struck out four and won his eighth game of the season.  Aroldis Chapman saved his 31st game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and struck out one. 

Trent Thornton pitched six innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and six strikeouts and he lost his eighth game of the season.  Sam Gaviglio pitched three innings giving up two hits and he struck out two. 

DJ LeMahieu drew a walk, Aaron Judge had a hit and Urshela had two hits.  Brett Gardner had a hit and an RBI, Austin Romine had a hit and Urshela and Gardner each hit a double.  The Yankees were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  LeMahieu committed an error and Romine was caught stealing. 

Bo Bichette had two hits, Justin Smoak had a hit and Brandon Drury had a hit.  The Blue Jays left two men on base.  Bichette was caught stealing. 

The only run of the game came in the fifth inning.  Gardner hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead and that was all that they would need.  The two teams split the four-game series and the Yankees will return home to begin a four-game series with the Baltimore Orioles.  They will play a day/night doubleheader on Monday.   

New York Mets win a close one over the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals on Saturday.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-3.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Met and he pitched well.  The Mets offense only managed five hits. 

Syndergaard pitched seven innings giving up seven hits and two runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Seth Lugo won his fifth game of the season pitching two innings and giving up a hit and a run with three strikeouts. 

Patrick Corbin pitched six innings giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and eight strikeouts.  Hunter Strickland pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Fernando Rodney pitched giving up two hits and two runs with one being earned and he lost his fifth game of the season.  Daniel Hudson pitched an inning giving up a walk. 

Jeff McNeil had a hit, Pete Alonso drew a walk and J.D. Davis had a hit and two RBI.  Wilson Ramos had a hit and an RBI, Michael Conforto had a hit and Luis Guillorme had a hit and an RBI.  Syndergaard drew a walk and Davis, Ramos and Guillorme each hit a homerun.  The Nationals were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

In the first Soto hit a two-run homerun to give the Nationals a 2-0 lead.  In the fourth Davis hit a solo homerun and Ramos hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  In the eighth Soto hit a solo homerun to give the Nationals a 3-2 lead.  In the bottom of the eighth Guillorme hit a solo homerun to tie the game at three.  Davis hit a sac fly to give the Mets a 4-3 lead and that would be the final score. 
The Mets will be looking for the three-game sweep on Sunday.

New York Mets win in dramatic fashion over the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals on Friday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 7-6.  Marcus Stroman started for the Mets and he pitched ok.  Ahmed Rosario had three hits and Michael Conforto and J.D. Davis each had two to lead the offense. 

Stroman pitched six innings giving up nine hits and four runs.  He walked three and struck out nine.  Justin Wilson pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts, Robert Gsellman pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and Luis Avilan won his third game of the season pitching 2/3 of an inning and striking out two. 

Stephen Strasburg pitched seven innings giving up four hits and three runs with two walks and six strikeouts.   Daniel Hudson pitched an inning and gave up a hit and he struck out one and Sean Doolittle pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up six hits and four runs and he lost his fourth game of the season and blew his fifth save of the season. 

Jeff McNeil drew a walk, Rosario had three hits and Conforto had two hits and an RBI.  Pete Alonso had a hit and two RBI, Davis had two hits and an RBI and Wilson Ramos had a hit and drew a walk.  Todd Frazier had a hit and three RBI.  Joe Panik had a hit, Rosario and Davis each hit a double.  Alonso, Davis and Frazier each hit a homerun and the Nationals were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Conforto had a stolen base. 

Trea Turner had two hits and drew two walks, Adam Eaton had three hits and Anthony Rendon had two hits and three RBI.  Juan Soto had three hits and two RBI, Matt Adams had two hits and Victor Robles had a hit and drew a walk.  Soto hit a double and Rendon hit a triple.  Soto and Rendon each hit a homerun and the Nationals were 2-13 with runners in scoring position and left 8 men on base.  Turner, Soto and Eaton each had a stolen base and Robles was caught stealing. 

In the fourth Rendon hit an RBI triple and Soto hit a two-run homerun to give the Nationals a 3-0 lead.  In the bottom of the fourth Alonso hit a two-run homerun to cut the lead to 3-2.  Davis hit a solo homerun and the game was tied at three.  In the seventh Rendon hit a two-run homerun to give the Nationals a 5-3 lead.  In the ninth a wild pitch made it 6-3 Nationals.  In the bottom of the ninth Frazier hit a three-run homerun to tie the game and Conforto hit an RBI single to win the game and give the Mets a 7-6 victory. 

New York Yankees lose a close one to the Toronto Blue Jays


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 5-4.  Chad Green was the opener for the Yankees and pitched well, Stephen Tarpley struggled and the rest of the bullpen pitched fairly well.   The offense only managed five hits and no one had more then a hit. 

Green pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout.  Tarpley pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a hit and two runs with four walks and four strikeouts, Chance Adams pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts and Tommy Khanle pitched a perfect inning with three strikeouts.  Adam Ottavino lost his fourth game of the season pitching an inning and giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts and Zack Britton pitched an inning with two walks and two strikeouts. 

Wilmer Font pitched two innings with three strikeouts, Jacob Waguespack pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with two walks and two strikeouts and Tim Mayza pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk.  Jason Adam pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk with two strikeouts and Derek Law pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts. 

DJ LeMahieu had an RBI, Aaron Judge had a hit and drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit and an RBI.  Gio Urshela had a hit and two RBI, Brett Gardner had a hit and Mike Ford drew a walk.  Mike Tauchman had a hit and drew three walks, he hit a double and Sanchez and Urshela each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Bo Bichette drew a walk, Cavan Biggio had a hit and Vlad Guerrero Jr. had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk.  Justin Smoak drew a walk, Derek Fisher had a hit and drew a walk and Teoscar Hernandez had a hit, three RBI and drew two walks.  Danny Jansen drew two walks, Guerrero Jr. hit a triple and Hernandez hit a homerun.  The Blue Jays were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the fourth Sanchez hit a solo homerun giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the fourth Hernandez hit a three-run homerun to give the Jays a 3-1 lead.  In the sixth Urshela hit a two-run homerun to tie the game at three.  In the seventh LeMahieu hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 4-3 lead.  In the bottom of the seventh Guerrero Jr.  hit a two-run triple to give the Blue Jays back the lead at 5-4.  That would be the final score of the game.  The Yankees will try and even the series with a win on Sunday afternoon before heading home to play a double header against the Orioles on Monday. 

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 8-2.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he didn’t pitch very well.  DJ LeMahieu and Mike Tauchman each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Happ pitched five innings giving up four hits and six runs with three walks and four strikeouts.  Happ took his seventh loss of the season.  Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched two innings giving up a walk and he struck out two and Tommy Khanle pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout. 

Sean Reid-Foley pitched five innings giving up five hits and a run with two walks and five strikeouts.  Reid-Foley won his second game of the season.  Tim Mayza pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts, Justin Shafer pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Buddy Boshers pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout.  Derek Law pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

LeMahieu had two hits, Brett Gardner had a hit and Gio Urshela drew a walk.  Didi Gregorius had a hit, Tauchman had two hits and an RBI and Mike Ford had a hit and an RBI.  Brayvic Valera drew a walk, Gardner hit a double and LeMahieu hit a double.  Tauchman and Ford each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Bo Bichette drew a walk, Cavan Biggio drew a walk and Vlad Guerrero Jr. drew a walk.  Randal Grichuk had a hit and two RBI, Freddy Galvis had a hit and Teoscar Hernandez had two hits, three RBI and drew a walk.  Brandon Drury had a hit, Derek Fisher drew a walk and Danny Jansen had a hit and three RBI.  Drury and Galvis each hit a double and Grichuk and Jansen each hit a homerun.  Hernandez hit two homeruns and the Blue Jays were 2-3 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base. 

In the first Grichuk hit a two-run homerun to give the Blue Jays a 2-0 lead.  In the second Hernandez hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 3-0.  In the fourth Tauchman hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1.  In the bottom of the fourth Jansen hit a three-run homerun to extend the lead to 6-1.  In the seventh Ford hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 6-2.  In the eighth Hernandez hit a two-run homerun to make it an 8-2 game and that would be the final score.   

Thursday, August 8, 2019

New York Mets defeat the Miami Marlins


The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-0.  Zack Wheeler started for the Mets and pitched great.  Jeff McNeil and J.D. Davis each had two hits to lead the Mets offense. 

Wheeler pitched eight innings giving up eight hits and no runs.  He walked one and struck out five.  Wheeler won his ninth game of the season and Robert Gsellman pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

Hector Noesi pitched five innings giving up five hits and five runs with three walks and three strikeouts and he lost his first game of the season.  Adam Conley pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts, Jose Quijada pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out two and Ryne Stanek pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

McNeil had two hits and drew a walk, Davis had two hits and drew a walk and Pete Alonso had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Wilson Ramos had a hit and three RBI, Todd Frazier had a hit and an RBI and Luis Guillorme had a hit.  Frazier, Davis and Guillorme each hit a double and Ramos and Alonso each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Guillorme committed an error. 

Curtis Granderson drew a walk, Jon Berti had two hits and Garrett Cooper had two hits.  Starlin Castro had a hit, Lewis Brinson had two hits and Noesi had a hit.  Martin Prado had a hit, Berti hit two doubles and the Marlins were 0-13 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the first Frazier hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the third Ramos hit a three-run homerun to push the lead to 4-0.  In the fifth Alonso hit a solo homerun and it was 5-0 which would be the final score. 

New York Yankees sweep the Baltimore Orioles


The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland and the final score was 14-2.  James Paxton started for the Yankees and pitched well and Cameron Maybin had four hits and Gio Urshela had three hits to lead the offense. 

Paxton pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up five hits and a run with a walk and seven strikeouts.  Paxton won his seventh game of the season.  Chance Adams pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout. 

John Means pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up five hits and four runs with a walk and five strikeouts.  He lost his seventh game of the season.  Miguel Castro pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and two runs with one of them being earned.  He walked one, Taylor Scott pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and four runs with a  walk, Tom Eshelman pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up four hits and three runs with two being earned and a walk and strikeout.  David Hess pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit and an RBI, Aaron Judge had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Urshela had three hits and four RBI.  Didi Gregorius had two hits, Maybin had four hits and two RBI and Brett Gardner had two hits and an RBI.  Kyle Higashioka had two hits and five RBI, Mike Tauchman drew two walks and Breyvic Valera drew a walk.  Gardner hit two doubles and Urshela hit a double.  Higashioka hit two homeruns, Urshela hit two homeruns and Maybin hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 6-12 with runners in scoring position and left 5 men on base.  Tauchman and Maybin each had a stolen base. 

Hanser Alberto drew a walk, Trey Mancini had a hit and an RBI and Jonathan Villar had a hit and drew a walk.  Stevie Wilkerson had two hits and an RBI, Jace Peterson had a hit and Richie Martin had a hit.  Wilkerson hit a double and Mancini hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Villar and Eshelman each committed an error. 

In the fourth Maybin hit an RBI single and Higashioka hit a three-run homerun giving the Yankees a 4-0 lead.  In the bottom of the fourth Mancini hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 4-1.  IN the fifth Urshela hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 6-1.  In the sixth LeMahieu hit an RBI single, Judge hit an RBI single and Urshela hit a two-run homerun making it a 10-1 game.  Gardner hit an RBI ground out to make it 11-1 and in the ninth Maybin hit a solo homerun and Higashioka hit a two-run homerun to extend the lead to 14-1.  In the ninth Wilkerson hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 14-2 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees earned the three-game sweep and have won eight in a row.  They will head to Toronto for the first of three on Thursday night. 


New York Yankees defeat the Baltimore Orioles for 7th straight win


The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland and the final score was 9-4.  Jonathan Holder served as the opener and pitched well and the bullpen also pitched well.  Austin Romine had three hits, Mike Tauchman and DJ LeMahieu each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Holder pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with two strikeouts.  Stephen Tarpley pitched two innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk, Nestor Cortes Jr. won his fifth game of the season pitching 2 1/3 innings and giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout and Adam Ottavino picked up his first save of the season and pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

Asher Wojciechowski pitched four innings giving up six hits and five runs with three walks and five strikeouts.  He lost his fifth game of the season.  Taylor Scott pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a run and he walked two and struck out one, Miguel Castro pitched 2/3 of an inning with a walk and Richard Bleier pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk.  David Hess pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs. 

LeMahieu had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Aaron Judge drew three walks and Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI.  Brett Gardner had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Cameron Maybin had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Mike Ford had a hit.  Romine had three hits and three RBI and Tauchman had two hits and two RBI.  Ford and Tauchman each hit a double and Romine hit two doubles.  Tauchman, LeMahieu, Gregorius, Romine, Gardner and Maybin each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-14 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Tauchman had a stolen base. 

Jonathan Villar had two hits and an RBI, Trey Mancini had a hit and an RBI and Anthony Santander had two hits and two RBI.  Renato Nunez had a hit, Pedro Severino had two hits and drew a walk and Hanser Alberto had a hit.  Stevie Wilkerson had a hit, Richie Martin had a hit and drew a walk and Mancini hit a double.  Villar hit a triple and Santander hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

In the third Tauchman hit a solo homerun and LeMahieu hit a solo homerun giving the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  Gregorius hit a solo homerun and it was 3-0.  In the bottom of the third Villar hit an RBI triple and Mancini hit an RBI ground out to cut the lead to 3-2.  In the fourth Romine hit a two-run double to push the lead to 5-2.  In the bottom of the fifth Santander hit a two-run homerun to cut the lead to 5-4.  In the sixth Romine hit a solo homerun and it was 6-4 Yankees.  In the eighth Tauchman hit an RBI double to extend the lead to 7-4.  In the ninth Gardner hit a solo homerun and Maybin hit a solo homerun to make it a 9-4 game and that was the final score. 

The two teams will play the third and final game of the series on Wednesday night. 


Wednesday, August 7, 2019

New York Mets defeat the Miami Marlins to sweep the doubleheader


The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Monday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-4.  Walker Lockett started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch well.  The Mets bullpen did pitch well and Michael Conforto and Pete Alonso each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Lockett pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and four runs with two walks and four strikeouts.  Robert Gsellman piltched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out one, Jeurys Familia won his third game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a walk and he struck out one and Seth Lugo earned his second save of the season pitching two perfect innings with two strikeouts. 

Sandy Alcantara pitched five innings giving up three hits and two runs.  He walked three and struck out four.  Jeff Brigham pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up five hits and three runs with a strikeout and Jarlin Garcia pitched 1 1/3 innings with three strikeouts. 

Jeff McNeil drew two walks, Ahmed Rosario had a hit and Conforto had two hits, three RBI and drew a walk.  Alonso had two hits and an RBI, Wilson Ramos had a hit and J.D. Davis had two hits and an RBI.  Davis hit a double and a homerun and Conforto and Alonso also hit homeruns.  The Mets were 1-10 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Rosario had a stolen base. 

Miguel Rojas had a hit and drew a walk, Isan Diaz drew a walk and Brian Anderson had three hits.  Curtis Granderson had two hits and two RBI, Harold Ramirez had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Bryan Holaday had two hits and an RBI.  Anderson hit two doubles, Holaday and Granderson each hit a double and Holaday hit a homerun.  The Marlins were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Diaz was caught stealing. 

In the first Conforto hit a two-run single to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the fourth Ramirez hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the fifth Holaday hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  Granderson hit a two-run double and the Marlins had a 4-2 lead.  In the seventh Davis hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 4-3 and Conforto hit a solo homerun to tie the game at four.  Alonso hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 5-4 lead and that was the final score. 
The Mets swept the doubleheader and will play two more games

New York Mets defeat the Miami Marlins in game one of a doubleheader


The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins in game one of a doubleheader on Monday afternoon.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 6-2.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and he pitched well.  Jeff McNeil and Ahmed Rosario each had two hits to lead the offense. 

deGrom pitched seven innings giving up five hits and two runs with a walk and eight strikeouts.  deGrom earned his seventh win of the season.  Justin Wilson pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and Edwin Diaz pitched an inning giving up a walk and he struck out two. 

Robert Dugger pitched five innings giving up five hits and six runs with four walks and three strikeouts.  Dugger lost his first game of the season.  Tayron Guerrero pitched an inning giving up a walk and he struck out two and Wei-Yin Chen pitched two innings giving up a hit and a walk with three strikeouts. 

McNeil had two hits and an RBI, Rosario had two hits and an RBI and Michael Conforto drew a walk.  Pete Alonso had a hit and an RBI, J.D. Davis had an RBI and drew a walk and Todd Frazier drew a walk.  Juan Lagares drew three walks, deGrom had a hit and two RBI and McNeil and Rosario each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

Jon Berti had two hits, Isan Diaz had a hit and an RBI and Brian Anderson had a hit.  Starlin Castro had a hit and an RBI, Miguel Rojas drew a walk and Jorge Alfaro drew a walk.  Martin Prado had a hit, Anderson, Castro and Berti each hit a double and Diaz hit a homerun.  The Marlins were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Berti had a stolen base and Cooper committed an error. 

In the first McNeil hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the second Castro hit an RBI double to tie the game at one.  In the third Rosario hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 2-1 lead.  In the fourth deGrom hit a two-run single to push the lead to 4-1.  In the fifth Alonso hit an RBI single and Davis hit a sac fly to make it a 6-1 game.  In the sixth Diaz hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 6-2 and that would be the final score. 

This was the first of a four-game series and first of two games on the day. 

New York Mets defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates in a rout


The New York Mets defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.  The game took place at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the final score was 13-2.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched well.  Todd Frazier and Robinson Cano each had three hits to lead the offense. 

Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched seven innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and three strikeouts.  Syndergaard won his eighth game of the season.  Donnie Hart pitched a perfect inning and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts. 

Joe Musgrove pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up 10 hits and eight runs with no walks and five strikeouts.  Musgrove lost his 10th game of the season.  Yefry Ramirez pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up six hits and five runs with three being earned.  He walked two and struck out three and Parker Markel pitched two perfect innings with three strikeouts. 

Jeff McNeil had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk, Michael Conforto had two hits and an RBI and Frazier had three hits and three RBI.  Cano had three hits and an RBI, Juan Lagares had a hit and an RBI and J.D. Davis had two hits, three RBI and drew a walk.  Ahmed Rosario had a hit, Syndergaard had two hits and Cano hit two doubles.  McNeil, Conforto, Lagares and Frazier each hit a double and Conforto, Davis and McNeil each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 5-14 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Bryan Reynolds had a hit, Jose Osuna had two hits and an RBI and Colin Moran had a hit and an RBI.  Kevin Newman drew a walk, Osuna hit a double and a homerun and the Pirates were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Marte and Newman each had a stolen base.  Moran committed an error and Cabrera had an outfield assist. 

In the first Conforto hit a solo homerun and Davis hit a two-run homerun to give the Mets a 3-0 lead.  In the third Frazier hit an RBI single to push the lead to 4-0.  Cano hit an RBI double to extend the lead to 5-0 and Davis hit an RBI single to make it 6-0.  IN the fourth Frazier hit a two-run single making it a 8-0 game.  Lagares hit an RBI double in the sixth and Rosario reached on a fielding error and two runs scored to push the lead to 11-0.  In the seventh McNeil hit a two-run homerun and it was 13-0.  In the seventh Moran hit an RBI single to make it 13-1 and in the ninth Osuna hit a solo homerun and the final score was 13-2. 

New York Yankees win a slug fest in Baltimore


The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night.  The game took place at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland and the final score was 9-6.    Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he did not pitch well.  The Yankees bullpen did a good job and Brett Gardner and Mike Tauchman led the offense with three hits each. 

Tanaka pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up ten hits and five runs with two walks and four strikeouts.  Tommy Khanle pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout, Adam Ottavino won his fifth game of the season pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout and Zack Britton pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout.  Aroldis Chapman saved his 30th game of the season pitching an inning giving up a hit and he struck out three. 

Gabriel Ynoa pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up five hits and four runs with three being earned.  He struck out two.  Branden Kline pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs and struck out two, Mychal Givens pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and striking out one and Paul Fry pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and three runs with a strikeout and lost his fourth game of the season.  Jimmy Yacabonis pitched an inning giving up a hit and he walked one. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit, Aaron Judge had a hit and Didi Gregorius had a hit.  Mike Ford had a hit and an RBI, Gardner had three hits and an RBI and Austin Romine had a hit and an RBI.  Tauchman had three hits and three RBI and Breyvic Valera had a hit and two RBI.  Judge hit a double, Valera hit a triple and Romine, Gardner each hit a homerun.  Tauchman hit two homeruns and Ford hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Romine and Gregorius each committed an error and Gardner had an outfield assist. 

Renato Nunez had a hit, Jace Peterson had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Hanser Alberto had two hits and drew a walk.  Chance Sisco had a hit, Chris Davis had an RBI and drew a walk and Santander hit two doubles.  Alberto, Villar, Nunez and Sisco each hit a double.  Villar hit a triple and Peterson and Villar each hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Peterson was caught stealing and Villar committed an error. 

In the second Romine hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the third Mancini hit an RBI single to tie the game at one.  In the fifth Valera hit a two-run triple to push the Yankees lead to 3-1.  LeMahieu reached on a fielder’s choice to make it a 4-1 game.  In the sixth Gardner hit a solo homerun extending the lead to 5-1 and Tauchman hit a solo homerun making it a 6-1 game.  In the bottom of the sixth Peterson hit a two-run homerun to cut the lead to 6-3.  Davis hit a sac fly and Villar hit a two-run homerun to tie the game at six.  In the eighth Ford hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees the lead at 7-6.  Tauchman hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 9-6 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Tuesday night. 

New York Yankees defeat the Boston Red Sox to earn four-game sweep


The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-4.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he pitched ok, the bullpen pitched well.  Cameron Maybin and Kyle Higashioka each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Happ pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and four runs with a walk and two strikeouts.  Happ won his ninth game of the season.  Luis Cessa pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a walk and striking out three and Chad Green saved his second game of the season pitching an inning with a walk and a strikeout. 

David Price lost his fifth game of the season pitching 2 2/3 innings giving up nine hits and seven runs with two walks and three strikeouts.  Darwinzon Hernandez pitched 1 1/3 innings with two walks and Ryan Weber pitched four innings giving up a hit and no runs with two strikeouts. 

Gleyber Torres drew a walk, Aaron Judge had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Didi Gregorius had a hit.  Gio Urshela had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk and Maybin had two hits and an RBI.  Mike Ford had a hit and an RBI, Higashioka had two hits and Mike Tauchman had a hit and two RBI.  Higashioka and Maybin each hit two doubles and Gardner hit a double.  Judge and Urshela each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Mookie Betts had a hit, J.D. Martinez had two hits and Sam Travis drew a walk.  Andrew Benintendi had a hit and two RBI, Christian Vasquez had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Michael Chavis had two hits and an RBI.  Brock Holt drew a walk, Vasquez and Chavis each hit a homerun and the Red Sox were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the first Judge hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the third Urshela hit a two-run homerun, Maybin hit an RBI double and Ford hit an RBI single to push the lead to 5-0.  Tauchman hit a two-run single to extend the lead to 7-0.  In the fifth Vazquez and Chavis each hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 7-2.  In the sixth Benintendi hit a two-run single to cut the lead to 7-4 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees swept the four-game series and will head to Baltimore for a three-game series beginning on Monday night. 

Thursday, August 1, 2019

New York Mets defeat the Chicago White Sox in extra innings


The New York Mets defeated the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 5-2.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched great.  Amed Rosario had four hits to lead the offense and Michael Conforto added three hits. 

Syndergaard pitched 7 1/3 innings giving up five hits and an unearned run.  He walked one and struck out 11.  Justin Wilson pitched to one batter and gave up a hit, Seth Lugo faced two batters and got them both out and Edwin Diaz pitched an inning giving up a run, two walks and he struck out two.  Diaz blew his fifth save of the season.  Robert Gsellman earned his second win of the season pitching two perfect innings with two strikeouts. 

Reynaldo Lopez pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs with four walks and six strikeouts.  Jace Fry pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Evan Marshall pitched two innings giving up a hit and Aaron Bummer pitched an inning giving up a hit.  Alex Colome pitched an inning with a strikeout, Jose Ruiz pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run and he lost his second game of the season and  Josh Osich pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout. 

Jeff McNeil had two hits and two RBI, Conforto had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Pete Alonso had two hits and drew a walk.  Robinson Cano had an RBI, J.D. Davis drew a walk and Todd Frazier had a hit and drew a walk.  Rosario had four hits and Tomas Nido had an RBI.  Conforto hit a double, McNeil and Conforto each hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-13 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base.  Rosario had a stolen base, Frazier and McNeil each committed an error.  Leury Garcia had a hit, John Jay had ah it and Ryan Goins had a hit and drew a walk.  Tim Anderson had an RBI, Yolmer Sanchez had two hits and drew two walks and Adam Engel had a hit.  Goins hit a double and the White Sox were 2-12 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Sanchez and Garcia each had a stolen base.  Garcia committed an error. 

In the second Nido hit an RBI ground out to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the fifth Cano hit an RBI ground out to push the lead to 2-0.  In the sixth Abreu reached on a fielding error and a run scored to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the ninth Anderson hit a sac fly to tie the score and the game went into extra innings.  In the 11th McNeil hit a two-run homerun and Conforto hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 5-2 lead and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two on Wednesday. 


New York Yankees defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks and earn split of series


The New York Yankees defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-5.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he pitched better but he didn’t last long.  The Yankees bullpen pitched pretty well and Mike Tauchman led the offense with two hits and two RBI. 

Tanaka pitched 4+ innings giving up five hits and two runs with three walks and four strikeouts.  Chad Green pitched an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run and a walk, Tommy Khanle pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and Adam Ottavino picked up his fourth win of the season pitching a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts.  Zack Britton pitched a perfect inning, Nestor Cortes Jr. gave up a hit and a run without recording an out and Aroldis Chapman picked up his 27th save of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and a run with two walks and a strikeout.

Zack Greinke pitched five innings giving up two hits and two runs with three walks and seven strikeouts.  Yoan Lopez pitched 1 2/3 innings with two strikeouts, Andrew Chafin pitched giving up a hit and a run without recording an out and Yoshihisa Hirano pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and three runs and he took his fifth loss of the season and had his third blown save.  T.J. McFarland pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout. 

Aaron Judge had a hit, Edwin Encarnacion had a hit and drew a walk and Didi Gregorius had an RBI and drew a walk.  Gleyber Torres had a hit and an RBI, Gio Urshela had a hit and Cameron Maybin had a hit and an RBI.  Tauchman had two hits and two RBI, Austin Romine had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Urshela, Tauchman and Torres each hit a double and Tauchman and Romine each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 4-7 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Hicks committed an error and Maybin had an outfield assist. 

Jarrod Dyson had a hit, Adam Jones drew a walk and Wilmer Flores had two hits.  Eduardo Escobar had an RBI, David Peralta had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Christian Walker drew three walks.  Jake Lamb had an RBI, Alex Avila had a hit and drew a walk and Tim Locastro had two hits and an RBI.  Locastro and Peralta each hit a double and Locastro hit a homerun.  The Diamondbacks were 2-12 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base. 

In the second Tauchman hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the fifth Escobar lined into a force out and a run scored cutting the lead to 2-1.  Lamb hit a sac fly and another run scored on an error to give the Diamondbacks a 3-2 lead.  In the seventh Romine hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees back the lead at 4-3.  In the eighth Gregorius hit an RBI ground out to make it a 5-3 game, Torres hit an RBI double and Maybin hit an RBI single to push the lead to 7-3.  In the ninth Locastro hit a solo homerun and Peralta hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 7-5 but that would be the final score.  The two teams split the brief two-game series and the Yankees will have the day off and then begin a four-game series with the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. 

New York Yankees get doubled up by the Arizona Diamondbacks


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-2.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he pitched well.  Edwin Encarnacion and Gio Urshela each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Happ pitched six innings giving up eight hits and three runs with a walk and two strikeouts.  He took his sixth loss of the season and Luis Cessa pitched three innings giving up three hits and a run. 

Taylor Clarke pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up three hits and an unearned run.  He walked two and struck out six and won his fourth game of the season.  Yoshihisa Hirano pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts.  Yoan Lopez pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout, Andrew Chafin faced a batter and got him out and Archie Bradley picked up his first save of the season pitching 1 1/3 perfect innings. 

Aaron Judge drew a walk, Encarnacion had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Tyler Wade had a hit and an RBI.  Didi Gregorius drew a walk, Urshela had two hits and Encarnacion hit a double and Wade hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

David Peralta had a hit, Eduardo Escobar had a hit and Christian Walker had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Adam Jones had two hits and an RBI, Wilmer Flores had a hit and Nick Ahmed had a hit and an RBI.  Jake Lamb had a hit, Carson Kelly had two hits and an RBI and Jones hit a double.  Walker and Kelly each hit a homerun and the Diamondbacks were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Jones committed an error. 

In the first Jones hit a sac fly to give the Diamondbacks a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Walker hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 2-0.  Ahmed hit an RBI single to make it a 3-0 game.  In the sixth Encarnacion hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 3-1 and in the seventh Kelly hit a solo homerun to put the lead back up to 4-1.  In the bottom of the eighth Wade hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 4-2 and that would be the final score. 
The two teams will play the second and final game of the series on Wednesday afternoon.  The Yankees will be off on Thursday then open a four-game series with the Boston Red Sox on Friday night at home
 

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