Wednesday, June 19, 2019

New York Yankees double up the Tampa Bay Rays


The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-3.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he pitched pretty well and the bullpen was good.  Luke Voit and Cameron Maybin each had three hits to lead the offense. 

Happ pitched five innings giving up seven hits and two runs with three strikeouts.  Happ won his seventh game of the season.  Adam Ottavino pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts, Tommy Khanle pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and two strikeouts and Zack Britton pitched an inning giving up a hit.  Aroldis Chapman saved his 19th game of the season pitching an inning and striking out the side. 

Ryne Stanek served as the opener and pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk.  Ryan Yarbrough pitched three innings giving up a hit and struck out two, Chaz Roe pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up five hits and three runs with two strikeouts and Roe lost his third game of the season.  Oliver Drake pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and Andrew Kittredge pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and three strikeouts. 

DJ LeMahieu had two hits and an RBI, Voit had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit and two RBI.  Edwin Encarnacion had a hit and an RBI, Gleyber Torres had a hit and drew a walk and Maybin had three hits and an RBI.  Voit hit a double and Maybin and Encarnacion each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Travis d’Arnaud had two hits and an RBI, Tommy Pham had two hits and Avisail Garcia had a hit and an RBI.  Willy Adames had a hit, Keven Kiermaier had a hit and Guillermo Heredia had a hit and drew a walk.  Mike Zunino had a hit and an RBI, Joey Wendle drew a walk and Pham and d’Arnaud each hit a double.  The Rays were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

In the first Sanchez hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the second Zunino hit an RBI single to tie the game at one.  In the third Garcia hit an RBI single to give the Rays a 2-1 lead.  In the fifth LeMahieu hit an RBI single to tie the game at two, Voit hit an RBI single and Sanchez hit an RBI single to make it a 4-2 game.  In the seventh d’Arnaud hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 4-3.  In the bottom of the seventh Maybin hit a solo homerun to push the Yankees lead to 5-3.  In the eighth Encarnacion hit a solo homerun making it a 6-3 game and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees have taken the first two games of the series and will try and sweep the series on Wednesday afternoon. 

New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays behind a dominant Masahiro Tanaka


The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-0.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he pitched great.  Cameron Maybin led the offense with three hits. 

Tanaka pitched a complete game shutout giving up two hits and he walked one and struck out ten.  Tanaka earned his fifth win of the season. 

Yonny Chirinos pitched six innings giving up five hits and three runs with a walk and six strikeouts and he lost his third game of the season.  Jake Faria pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three hits and a walk with two strikeouts and Adam Kolarek pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit and two RBI, Luke Voit had a hit and drew a walk and Aaron Hicks had a hit.  Gary Sanchez had a hit, Maybin had three hits and an RBI and Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk.  Hicks hit a double and LeMahieu and Maybin each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Austin Meadows had a hit and drew a walk, Willy Adames had a hit.   Meadows was caught stealing and Kiermaier committed an error. 

In the third LeMahieu hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  IN the fifth Maybin hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 3-0 and that would be the final score. 

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

New York Mets lose a close one to the St. Louis Cardinals


The New York Mets were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-3.  Jason Vargas started for the Mets and he pitched ok[GM1] .  Dom Smith and Juan Lagares each had two hits to lead the Mets offense. 

Vargas pitched four innings giving up a hit and three runs with two being earned.  He walked three and struck out four.  Wilmer Font pitched three innings giving up a walk and he struck out three, Chris Flexen pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts and he lost his third game of the season.  Brooks Pounders pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

Dakota Hudson pitched six innings giving up eight hits and three runs with three walks and three strikeouts.  Andrew Miller pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Carlos Martinez earned his second save of the season pitching two innings and giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

Smith had two hits and drew a walk, J.D. Davis had a hit and an RBI and Michael Conforto had a hit.  Pete Alonso had a hit, Robinson Cano had a hit and drew a walk and Adeiny Hechavarria had a hit and an RBI.  Lagares had two hits and an RBI, Todd Frazier had a hit and Jacob deGrom drew a walk.  Smith and Cano each hit a double and the Mets were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Lagares had a stolen base and Hechavarria committed two errors. 

Paul DeJong had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Paul Goldschmidt had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks and Jose Martinez drew a walk.  Yadier Molina had a hit, Goldschmidt and DeJong each hit a homerun and the Cardinals were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Fowler had an outfield assist. 

In the first Goldschmidt hit a two-run homerun to give the Cardinals a 2-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Davis hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the third Hechavarria hit an RBI single to tie the game at two, Lagares hit an RBI single to make it 3-2 Mets.  In the fourth Molina hit into a double play but the score was tied at three.  In the eighth DeJong hit a solo homerun giving the Cardinals a 4-3 lead and that would be the final score.  The Cardinals won three of four in the series.  The Mets will now head to Atlanta to take on the Braves on Monday night.   


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New York Mets hold on for win over the St. Louis Cardinals


The New York Mets defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 8-7.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he was shaky.  J.D. Davis had four hits to lead the Mets offense. 

Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched six innings giving up six hits and five runs with four of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out five and he won his fifth game of the season.  Robert Gsellman pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run, Seth Lugo pitched an inning giving up a hit and two walks with three strikeouts and Edwin Diaz picked up his 15th save of the season pitching an inning and giving up three hits and a run with a strikeout.   

Michael Wacha lost his third game of the season pitching four innings and giving up seven hits and six runs with five being earned.  He walked one and struck out four.  Genesis Cabrera pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and two runs with two walks and three strikeouts, Giovanny Gallegos pitched 1 1/3 innings and Tyler Webb pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit.  John Brebbia pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout. 

Jeff McNeil had a hit, Davis had four hits and an RBI and Michael Conforto had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Pete Alonso had two hits and three RBI, Todd Frazier had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Wilson Ramos had a hit and an RBI.  Carlos Gomez had an RBI and drew a walk, Ramos and Davis each hit a double and Alonso and Davis each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Conforto had a stolen base and Ramos committed an error. 

Matt Carpenter had a hit and an RBI, Dexter Fowler had two hits and three RBI and Paul DeJong had three hits and an RBI.  Marcell Ozuna had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Yadier Molina had a hit and an RBI and Kolten Wong had two hits.  Paul Goldschmidt drew a walk, Yairo Munoz had a hit and Wacha had a hit.  Jose Martinez drew two walks, Carpenter and Wong each hit a double.  Fowler hit a homerun and the Cardinals were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  DeJong, Edman, Ozuna and Munoz each had a stolen base.  Wong had two stolen bases.  Wong committed an error. 

Fowler hit a solo homerun in the first to give the Cardinals a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Alonso hit a three-run homerun, Ramos hit an RBI double and Gomez hit a sac fly to give the Mets a 5-1 lead.  In the second Davis hit a solo homerun to push the Mets lead to 6-1.  In the third Ozuna hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 6-2.  In the fifth Fowler hit a sac fly cutting the lead to 6-3.  In the sixth Conforto hit an RBI single and Frazier drew an RBI walk to make it an 8-3 game.  In the seventh Carpenter hit an RBI double, Fowler hit an RBI single and DeJong hit a sac fly making it an 8-6 game.  In the ninth Molina hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 8-7 but that was the final score. 


Monday, June 17, 2019

New York Yankees pound the Chicago White Sox to split the series


The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 10-3.  James Paxton started for the Yankees and he pitched well, the bullpen did a good job and DJ LeMahieu, Brett Gardner, Gio Urshela, Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each had two hits. 

Paxton won his fourth game of the season and pitched six innings giving up eight hits and two runs with a walk and seven strikeouts.  Adam Ottavino pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts, David Hale pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Zach Britton pitched a perfect inning. 

Odrisamer Despaigne pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up nine hits and seven runs with four walks and five strikeouts.  He lost his second game of the season.  Jose Ruiz pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout, Aaron Bummer pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and Thyago Vieira pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk.  Alex Colome pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

LeMahieu had two hits, Luke Voit had a hit and drew two walks and Gleyber Torres drew three walks.  Clint Frazier had a hit, Gardner had two hits and four RBI and Urshela had two hits and an RBI.  Mike Tauchman drew a walk, Romine had two hits and four RBI and Maybin had two hits and an RBI.  Romine and Urshela each hit a double and Maybin hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 5-14 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Maybin was caught stealing. 

Leury Garcia had a hit, Tim Anderson had a hit and Jose Abreu had three hits and an RBI.  James McCann had two hits and two RBI, Juan Moncada drew a walk and Jose Rondon drew a walk.  Welington Castillo had a hit, Yonder Alonso had a hit and Abreu and McCann each hit a homerun.  The White Sox were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the first Abreu hit a solo homerun to give the White Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the third Gardner hit a two-run single to give the Yankee a 2-1 lead.  Urshela hit an RBI single and Romine hit a two-run single making it a 5-1 game.  In the fifth Romine hit a two-run double to push the Yankees lead to 7-1.  In the bottom of the fifth McCann hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 7-2.  In the sixth Gardner hit into an RBI ground out to make it a 8-2 game.  In the seventh Maybin hit a solo homerun making it 9-2.  In the eighth Gardner hit an RBI single and it was 10-2.  In the bottom of the eighth McCann hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 10-3 and that would be the final score. 
The Yankees ended up with a four-game split and will return home to take on the Tampa Bay Rays for a three-game series beginning on Monday night

Sunday, June 16, 2019

New York Yankees end three game losing streak with win over the Chicago White Sox


The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.  The game took place at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois.  Chad Green started as the opener and pitched great, Nestor Cortes Jr. also gave them five strong innings.  DJ LeMahieu, Didi Gregorius and Gleyber Torres each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Green pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out six.  Cortes Jr. pitched five innings giving up six hits and two runs, with no walks and seven strikeouts and picked up his first win, Jonathan Holder pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with two strikeouts and Aroldis Chapman pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

Reynaldo Lopez pitched six innings giving up six hits and five runs with two walks and four strikeouts and he lost his seventh game of the season.  Juan Minaya pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs with two walks and a strikeout, Josh Osich pitched to one batter and got him out and Thyago Vieira pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a runs with a walk and a strikeout.  Manny Banuelos pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two walks and he struck out one. 

LeMahieu had two hits, Luke Voit had a hit and Aaron Hicks had a hit and drew a walk.  Gary Sanchez had a hit, three RBI and drew two walks, Gregorius had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Torres had two hits and three RBI.  Cameron Maybin had a hit and an RBI, Brett Gardner drew three walks and LeMahieu and Sanchez each hit a double.  Maybin and Torres each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  LeMahieu had a stolen base and committed an error. 

Leury Garcia had a hit, Tim Anderson had a hit and Jose Abreu had two hits.  James McCann had a hit and three RBI, Eloy Jimenez had two hits and Jose Rondon had a hit.  Yolmer Sanchez had a hit, Ryan Cordell had a hit and McCann hit a homerun.  The white Sox were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the fourth Sanchez hit a two-run double to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  Torres hit a two-run homerun to push their lead to 4-0.  In the sixth Torres hit a sac fly to make it a 5-0 game.  In the seventh Maybin hit a solo homerun to extend their lead to 6-0.  Sanchez hit an RBI ground out making it 7-0.  In the eighth Abreu hit an RBI single and McCann hit a three-run homerun to cut the lead to a 7-4 lead.  In the ninth Gregorius drew an RBI walk to make it 8-4 and that would be the final score of the game.  The two teams will play the fourth and final game of the series on Sunday afternoon.  The Yankees will try and even the series before returning home to face the Rays on Monday night. 


Friday, June 14, 2019

New York Yankees blow lead and lose to the Chicago White Sox


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.  The game took place at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois and the final score was 5-4.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he started out great but then fell apart in one bad fifth inning.  The Yankees bullpen was ok and Clint Frazier led the offense with three hits. 

Happ pitched five innings giving up five hits and four runs.  He walked four and struck out two.  Tommy Khanle pitched an inning giving up a walk and he struck out two, Adam Ottavino pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and two strikeouts and he lost his second game of the season and Jonathan Holder pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out one. 

Ivan Nova pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up six hits and four runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Josh Osich pitched to one batter and got him out, Evan Marshall pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and won his second game of the season and Kelvin Herrera pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out three.  Aaron Bummer pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and picked up his first save of the season. 

DJ LeMahieu drew a walk, Gregorius had two hits and Torres had two hits and drew a walk.  Brett Gardner had a hit and two RBI, Frazier had three hits an RBI and Mike Tauchman had a hit.  Frazier hit a double, Gardner hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Frazier was caught stealing. 

Leury Garcia had two hits and two RBI, Tim Anderson had two hits and three RBI and Jose Abreu had two hits.  James McCann drew a walk, Eloy Jimenez drew two walks and Yonder Alonso drew a walk.  Jose Rondon drew a walk, Yolmer Sanchez drew two walks and Ryan Cordell had a hit.  Garcia and Abreu each hit a double and Anderson and Garcia each hit a homerun.  The White Sox were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Anderson committed an error. 

In the second a wild pitch scored a run and Frazier hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the fourth Gardner hit a two-run homerun to push the Yankees lead to 4-0.  In the fifth Garcia hit an RBI double and Anderson hit a three-run homerun to tie the game at four.  In the seventh Garcia hit a solo homerun to give the White Sox a 5-4 lead and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will meet in game two of four on Friday night. 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

New York Yankees drop game two to the New York Mets


The New York Yankees were defeated by the New York Mets on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 10-4.  James Paxton started for the Yankees and he was terrible.  Chance Adams gave them some innings but wasn’t great and DJ LeMahieu, Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres and Brett Gardner each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Paxton pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and six runs with two walks and a strikeout.  Paxton lost his third game of the season.  Adams pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up three hits and three runs with two being earned.  He walked three and struck out three, Luis Cessa pitched a perfect inning and Stephen Tarpley pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts. 

Jason Vargas won his third game of the season pitching six innings giving up seven hits and three runs with two walks and three strikeouts.  Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts, Seth Lugo pitched a perfect inning with three strikeouts and Drew Gagnon pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run. 

LeMahieu had two hits, Luke Voit had a hit and drew a walk and Sanchez had two hits.  Torres had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Clint Frazier had an RBI and Gio Urshela had an RBI.  Austin Romine drew a walk, Gardner had two hits and an RBI and Gardner hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Urshela committed an error. 

Jeff McNeil had two hits, J.D. Davis had two hits and two RBI and Pete Alonso had a hit, three RBI and drew two walks.  Todd Frazier drew two walks, Michael Conforto had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Wilson Ramos had a hit and an RBI.  Amed Rosario had a hit and an RBI, Adeiny Hechavarria had a hit and an RBI and Carlos Gomez had two hits and an RBI.  Rosario and McNeil each hit a double and Alonso, Gomez and Davis each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 6-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

In the first Alonso hit a three-run homerun to give the Mets a 3-0 lead.  In the third Conforto hit an RBI single to push the Mets lead to 4-0.  Ramos hit an RBI single, Hechavarria hit an RBI single and it was 6-0.  In the third Torres hit an RBI single, Frazier hit an RBI ground out and Urshela hit into a force out to cut the lead to 6-3.  In the fourth Davis hit a two-run homerun pushing the Mets lead to 8-3.  In the fifth Gomez hit a solo homerun and the Mets lead was extended to 9-3.  In the ninth Rosario hit an RBI double to make it 10-3 and in the bottom of the ninth Gardner hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 10-4 but that would be the final score. 

The two teams split the double header and the brief two-game series and will both be off on Wednesday.  The Yankees will head to Chicago to take on the White Sox in a four-game series beginning on Thursday night.  The Mets will be at home to begin a four-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals.   

New York Yankees defeat the New York Mets in Game 1 of double header


The New York Yankees defeated the New York Mets on Tuesday afternoon in game one of a day/night double header.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 12-5.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he pitched ok.  Kendrys Morales and Gio Urshela led the offense with three hits each. 

Tanaka pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and five runs with four being earned.  He walked none and struck out seven and won his fourth game of the season.  Tommy Khanle pitched to one batter and struck him out and David Hale pitched two innings giving up two hits and he struck out one. 

Zach Wheeler started for the Mets and he pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up ten hits and nine runs with five being earned.  He walked one and struck out six and lost his fourth game of the season.  Wilmer Font pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Tim Peterson pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk. 

Aaron Hicks had a hit and drew a walk, Luke Voit had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had two hits and three RBI.  Didi Gregorius had two hits, Clint Frazier had a hit and Morales had three hits and an RBI.  Urshela had three hits and four RBI, Brett Gardner had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Hicks, Frazier, Gregorius, Urshela and Morales each hit a double and Gardner hit a triple.  Sanchez, Urshela and Voit each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 6-16 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Hicks had a stolen base and Sanchez, Gregorius and Morales each committed an error. 

Jeff McNeil had two hits and three RBI, Michael Conforto had a hit and Dom Smith had a hit.  J.D. Davis had a hit, Amed Rosario had a hit and an RBI, Tomas Nido had two hits and Juan Lagares had a hit and an RBI.  Smith hit a double, McNeil hit a homerun and the Mets were 4-9 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Frazier and Rosario each committed an error and Davis had an outfield assist. 

In the second Morales hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the third Lagares hit an RBI single, McNeil hit a three-run homerun and the Mets grabbed a 4-1 lead.  In the bottom of the third Sanchez hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 4-2.  In the bottom of the fourth Urshela hit a two-run homerun to tie the game at four.  Voit hit a three-run homerun to make it a 7-4 game for the Yankees.  In the fifth Urshela hit an RBI single to push their lead to 8-4.  Gardner hit an RBI triple and it was a 9-4 game.  In the sixth Rosario hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 9-5.  In the seventh Urshela hit an RBI double to extend the Yankees lead to 10-5 and in the eighth Sanchez hit a two-run homerun to make it a 12-5 game which would be the final score. 

 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians to salvage series


The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 7-6.  Chad Green served as the opener and pitched well and the bullpen mostly did a good job with a couple of guys not doing their job.  DJ LeMahieu, Luke Voit, Clint Frazier and Cameron Maybin each had two hits to lead the Yankees offense. 

Green pitched two innings giving up a hit and a walk with three strikeouts.  Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched three perfect innings with two strikeouts, Tommy Khanle pitched an inning giving up four hits and four runs with a strikeout and Adam Ottavino pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run.  Zack Britton pitched an inning giving up a walk, Aroldis Chapman pitched an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run with a walk and a strikeout and he picked up his first win of the season after blowing his second save of the season.  Stephen Tarpley picked up his first save of the season pitching a perfect inning with three strikeouts. 

Shane Bieber pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up five hits and five runs with two walks and four strikeouts.  A.J. Cole pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three walks, Nick Goody pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and two walks with three strikeouts and Tyler Clippard pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out two.  Tyler Olson pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and two strikeouts, Adam Cimber pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Oliver Perez lost his first game of the season pitching 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout. 

LeMahieu had two hits and an RBI, Aaron Hicks had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Voit had two hits and two RBI and drew a walk and Gray Sanchez had a hit and drew a walk.  Gleyber Torres drew a walk, Frazier had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Brett Gardner had a hit and two RBI.  Gio Urshela drew four walks, Maybin had two hits and Hicks, Sanchez, Frazier, Maybin and Voit each hit a double.  Gardner hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base.  Frazier was caught stealing and Gregorius and Chapman each committed an error. 

Oscar Mercado had a hit, Carlos Santana had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Mike Freeman had a hit and two RBI.  Jose Ramirez had two hits, Roberto Perez drew two walks and Jake Bauers had a hit and an RBI.  Leonys Martin had a hit and an RBI including a homerun, Freeman and Bauers each hit a homerun and the Indians were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Ramirez had a stolen base. 

In the second Gardner hit a two-run homerun and LeMahieu hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 3-0 lead.  Voit hit a two-run double and it was 5-0.  In the sixth Martin hit a solo homerun, Santana hit an RBI single and Freeman hit a two-run homerun to cut the lead to 5-4.  In the seventh Bauers hit a solo homerun to tie the game at five.  In the ninth Frazier hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 6-5 lead.  In the bottom of the ninth Lindor reached on an error and a run scored to tie the game at six.  In the tenth Hicks hit an RBI double to give the Yankees back the lead at 7-6 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees salvaged one game and ended a rough road trip at 2-4.  They will return home for a brief two game series with the New York Mets. 

Sunday, June 9, 2019

New York Mets defeat the Colorado Rockies to even up series


The New York Mets defeated the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-3.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and he pitched well, the bullpen did a good job and Wilson Ramos, Todd Frazier and Carlos Gomez each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Matz won his fifth game of the season pitching six innings and giving up six hits and three runs with two of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out ten.  Seth Lugo pitched two perfect innings with three strikeouts and Edwin Diaz picked up his 14th save of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

Jon Gray pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and four runs with three walks and eight strikeouts.  He lost his fifth game of the season.  Jake McGee pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout and Carlos Estevez pitched 1 1/3 innings with a walk and a strikeout. 

Jeff McNeil had a hit, Pete Alonso had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Michael Conforto drew two walks.  Ramos had two hits, Frazier had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Gomez had two hits and two RBI.  J.D. Davis had a hit, Ramos and Davis each hit a double.  Alonso and Gomez each hit a homerun and the Mets were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Frazier committed an error. 

Charlie Blackmon had a hit and an RBI, Trevor Story had a hit and Nolan Arenado  had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Ian Desmond had a hit, Brendan Rodgers had a hit and Tony Wolters had two hits and drew a walk.  The Rockies were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Arenado and Desmond each had a stolen base. 

In the second Gomez hit a two-run homerun giving the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the third Blackmon hit an RBI single and Arenado hit an RBI single to tie the game at two.  In the third Frazier hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 3-2 lead.  In the fourth Wolters hit an RBI single to tie the game at three.  In the sixth Rosario hit into a double play but a run scored giving the Mets a 4-3 lead.  In the seventh Alonso hit a solo homerun to push the Mets lead to 5-3 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play the rubber game of the series on Sunday afternoon. 


New York Mets drop one to the Colorado Rockies


The New York Mets were defeated by the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-1.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and he pitched well.  Michael Conforto and Dom Smith each had two hits to lead the offense. 

deGrom pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and ten strikeouts.  deGrom lost his sixth game of the season.  Robert Gsellman pitched a perfect inning with three strikeouts, Drew Gagnon pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and three runs with a strikeout and Wilmer Font pitched to one batter and got him out.  Hector Santiago pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

Antonio Senzatela pitched six innings giving up four hits and a run with two walks and he won his fifth game of the season.  Bryan Shaw pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Scott Oberg pitched an inning with a strikeout and Wade Davis pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one. 

Conforto had two hits and an RBI, Smith had two hits and drew a walk and Todd Frazier had a hit.  Amed Rosario had a hit, deGrom drew a walk and Rosario and Smith each hit a double.  Conforto hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Lagares committed an error. 

Raimel Tapia had two hits and an RBI, Trevor Story had two hits and David Dahl had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk.  Daniel Murphy had two hits and an RBI, Ian Desmond had a hit and an RBI, Tony Wolters had a hit.  Story hit two doubles, Tapia hit a double and Murphy and Dahl each hit a homerun.  The Rockies were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Tapia had a stolen base and Dahl was caught stealing.  Rodgers committed an error. 

In the third Tapia hit an RBI double to give the Rockies a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Desmond hit an RBI single to push the lead to 2-0.  In the sixth Conforto hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the eighth Dahl hit a two-run homerun to push the Rockies lead to 4-1.  Murphy hit a solo homerun and it was 5-1 which was the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday. 

New York Yankees suffer another defeat in Cleveland


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Cleveland Indians on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 8-4.  CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and he was ok.  The Yankees bullpen wasn’t good and DJ LeMahieu and Didi Gregorius led the offense with two hits each. 

Sabathia pitched five innings giving up seven hits and four runs with a walk and five strikeouts.  Sabathia lost his third game of the season.  Jonathan Holder pitched an inning giving up three hits and three runs with two strikeouts and Luis Cessa pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout. 

Adam Plutko pitched six innings giving up three hits and two runs with four strikeouts.  He won his second game of the season.  Oliver Perez pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs, Adam Cimber pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and Nick Wittgren pitched an inning with a walk.  Brad Hand pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

LeMahieu had two hits, Aaron Hicks drew a walk and Gregorius had two hits and two RBI.  Gleyber Torres had a hit and an RBI, Clint Frazier had a hit and drew a walk and Gio Urhsela had an RBI.  Frazier hit a double, Torres hit a double and Gregorius hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Francisco Lindor had two hits, Oscar Mercado had two hits and two RBI and Carlos Santana had a hit.  Jordan Luplow had two hits and drew a walk, Jose Ramirez had an RBI and drew a walk and Roberto Perez had two hits and three RBI.  Jason Kipnis had two hits, Kevin Plawecki had a hit and two RBI and Mercado, Luplow, Lindor and Perez each hit a double.  Mercado, Plawecki and Perez each hit a homerun.  The Indians were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Perez committed an error. 

In the first Gregorius hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the fourth Ramirez hit a sac fly and Luplow hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  In the fifth Mercado hit a two-run homerun to give the Indians a 4-2 lead.  In the sixth Perez hit a two-run homerun pushing the Indians lead to 6-2.  Plawecki hit a solo homerun and the lead was 7-2.  In the seventh Torres hit an RBI double and Urshela hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 7-4.  In the eighth Plawecki hit a sac fly to make it 8-4 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees have lost four out of their last five and will try and avoid a three-game sweep on Sunday afternoon. 

New York Yankees lose to the Cleveland Indians


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.  The game took place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the final score was 5-2.  Domingo German started for the Yankees and he was just ok.  Didi Gregorius and Clint Frazier each had two hits to lead the Yankees offense. 

German pitched six innings giving up six hits and four runs with a walk and six strikeouts.  German lost his second game of the season.  David Hale pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout. 

Zach Plesac pitched seven innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and five strikeouts.  Plesac won his first game of the season.  Nick Wittgren pitched a perfect inning and Brad Hand recorded his 19th save of the season pitching a perfect inning with three strikeouts. 

Aaron Hicks had a hit and an RBI, Gary Sanchez had a hit and Gregorius had two hits.  Kendrys Morales drew a walk, Frazier had two hits and an RBI and Frazier hit a double.  Hicks hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base. 

Francisco Lindor had a hit, Oscar Mercado had two hits and Carlos Santana had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks.  Jason Kipnis had two hits and two RBI, Tyler Naquin had a hit and an RBI.  Lindor hit a triple and Naquin and Santana each hit a homerun.  The Indians were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Kipnis was caught stealing and Naquin had an outfield assist. 

In the second Frazier hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the third Hicks hit a solo homerun to push the Yankees lead to 2-0.  In the fourth Kipnis hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the fifth Naquin hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  In the sixth Santana hit a two-run homerun to give the Indians a 4-2 lead.  In the eighth Kipnis hit a sac fly to make it 5-2 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon. 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

New York Mets lose in extra innings to the San Francisco Giants


The New York Mets were defeated by the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 9-3.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched well, the bullpen wasn’t able to hold the lead.  Wilson Ramos had three hits and Pete Alonso and J.D. Davis each had two to lead the offense. 

Syndergaard pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up five hits and three runs with three walks and four strikeouts.  Seth Lugo pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three hits and he struck out one, Edwin Diaz pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out three and Robert Gsellman lost his first game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning and giving up three hits and five runs with two walks.  Hector Santiago pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout. 

Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Sam Dyson pitched an inning with a strikeout, Tony Watson pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one and Mark Melancon pitched an inning with a strikeout and he won his second game of the season.  Derek Holland pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one. 

Jeff McNeil had a hit, Alonso had two hits and an RBI and Michael Conforto had a hit.  Davis had two hits and drew a walk, Ramos had three hits and two RBI and Todd Frazier had a hit and drew a walk.  Ramos hit a homerun and Alonso hit a homerun.  The Mets were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Conforto and Alonso each committed an error and Conforto had an outfield assist. 

Joe Panik had two hits, Mike Yastrzemski had a hit and an RBI, Evan Longoria had a hit and drew a walk.   Tyler Austin had a hit, Brandon Belt had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Stephen Vogt had two hits and two RBI.  Kevin Pillar had a hit and an RBI, Brandon Crawford drew two walks and Steven Duggar had two hits and two RBI.  Bumgarner drew a walk and Pablo Sandoval had two hits and two RBI.  Duggar, Belt, Sandoval and Vogt each hit a double.  the Giants were 7-16 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Panik had a stolen base and Vogt was caught stealing. 

In the fourth Pillar hit an RBI single and Duggar hit an RBI single to give the Giants a 2-0 lead.  In the sixth Alonso hit a solo homerun and Ramos hit a two-run homerun giving the Mets a 3-2 lead.  In the seventh Belt hit an RBI double to tie the game at three.  In the tenth Vogt hit a two-run double, Duggar hit an RBI double and Sandoval hit a two-run double.  Yastrzemski hit an RBI single and the lead was 9-3 which would be the final score of the game. 

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

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

New York Yankees lose to the Toronto Blue Jays


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada and the final score was 4-3.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he had one bad inning.  Luke Voit and Aaron Hicks each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Tanaka pitched six innings giving up six hits and four runs.  He walked two and struck out two and lost his fifth game of the season.  Jonathan Holder pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one and Chad Green pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts. 

Clayton Richard pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs with three walks and four strikeouts.  Thomas Pannone pitched 1/3 of an inning with two walks and he won his second game of the season, Daniel Hudson pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out two and Joe Biagini pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout.  Ken Giles pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and two walks with three strikeouts.  Giles saved his 11th game of the season. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit, Voit had two hits and drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit and drew a walk.  Hicks had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Gleyber Torres drew a walk and Clint Frazier had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Gio Urshela had a hit, Cameron Maybin drew a walk and Kendrys Morales drew a walk.  Hicks, LeMahieu and Sanchez each hit a double and Hicks and Frazier each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-12 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base.   

Eric Sogard had three hits, Vlad Guerrero Jr. had a hit and an RBI and Justin Smoak had a hit and drew a walk.  Rowdy Tellez had a hit, Randal Grichuk had a hit and an RBI and Cavin Biggio drew a walk.  Freddy Galvis had a hit and two RBI, Sogard hit a double and Galvis and Grichuk each hit a homerun.  The Blue Jays were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Biggio had a stolen base. 

In the fourth Frazier hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the fifth Grichuk hit a solo homerun and Galvis hit a two-run homerun to give the Jays a 3-2 lead.  Guerrero Jr. hit an RBI single and the lead was pushed to 4-2.  In the eighth Hicks hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 4-3 and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game two of three on Wednesday night. 

Sunday, June 2, 2019

New York Yankees fail to sweep the Boston Red Sox


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-5.  CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and he pitched well.  Luis Cessa out of the pen didn’t pitch well and Gleyber Torres and Clint Frazier led the offense with two hits each. 

Sabathia pitched six innings giving up seven hits and three runs with eight strikeouts.  Sabathia lost his second game of the season.  Cessa pitched an inning giving up five hits and five runs with a walk and David Hale pitched two innings giving up a hit. 

David Price won his third game of the season pitching 6 1/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs.  He walked one and struck out six.  Heath Hembree pitched 2/3 of an inning and struck out one, Matt Barnes pitched an inning giving up a hit and three runs with two walks and a strikeout and Brandon Workman pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and saved his second game of the season. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit, Luke Voit had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit and drew two walks.  Aaron Hicks had a hit and an RBI, Torres had two hits and an RBI and Gio Urshela had an RBI.  Frazier had two hits, Voit hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.   Hicks was caught stealing and Frazier committed an error and had an outfield assist. 

Andrew Benintendi had two hits and an RBI, J.D. Martinez had two hits and an RBI and Xander Bogaerts had two hits and an RBI.  Rafael Devers had a hit and an RBI, Christian Vasquez had a hit and drew a walk and Michael Chavis had two hits and an RBI.  Eduardo Nunez had two hits and an RBI and Brock Holt had a hit and an RBI.  Bogaerts hit a double and Chavis hit a triple.  Martinez and Bogaerts each hit a homerun.  The Red Sox were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Benintendi was caught stealing and Bogaerts committed an error. 

In the first Martinez hit a solo homerun to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the second Nunez hit an RBI single to push their lead to 2-0.  In the fourth Bogaerts hit a solo homerun making it a 3-0 game.  In the bottom of the fourth Voit hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1 and Urshela hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 3-2.  In the seventh Nunez hit an RBI single, Holt hit an RBI single and Benintendi hit an RBI single to extend their lead to 6-2.  In the eighth Devers hit an RBI single and Chavis hit an RBI triple to make it 8-2.  In the bottom of the eighth a balk made it 8-3, Hicks hit an RBI ground out and Torres hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 8-5 but that would be the final score. 

The Yankees won two out of three in the series and will be off on Monday before heading to Toronto for a three-game series to begin on Tuesday night. 

New York Mets are wiped out in Arizona


The New York Mets were defeated by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.  The game took place at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona and the final score was 7-1.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch well.  Amed Rosario had three hits and Wilson Ramos had two hits to lead the Mets offense. 

Matz lost his fourth game of the season and he pitched six innings giving up eight hits and five runs.  He walked two and struck out five.  Wilmer Font pitched a perfect inning, Hector Santiago pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and Tyler Bashlor pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he walked one. 

Merrill Kelly pitched 7 2/3 innings giving up six hits and a run.  He walked none and struck out ten and won his fifth game of the season.  Archie Bradley pitched to one batter and got him out and Stefan Crichton pitched a perfect inning and struck out one. 

Rosario had three hits, Ramos had two hits and an RBI and Matz had a hit.  Ramos hit a homerun and the Mets were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Davis committed an error. 

Ketel Marte had two hits and three RBI, Tim Locastro had a hit and drew a walk and Eduardo Escobar had two hits and two RBI.  Adam Jones had a hit, Christian Walker had two hits and an RBI and Ildemaro Vargas had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Carson Kelly drew a walk, Kevin Cron drew a walk and Walker and Vargas each hit a double.  Escobar and Marte each hit a homerun and the Diamondbacks were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Kelly had a passed ball. 

In the first Marte hit a solo homerun and Escobar hit a two-run homerun to give the Diamondbacks a 3-0 lead.  In the second Ramos hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1.  In the bottom of the fifth Walker hit an RBI single and Vargas hit an RBI single to make it a 5-1 game.  In the eighth Marte hit a two-run single to push the lead to 7-1 and that would be the final score. 

The Mets will be off on Monday and come home to take on the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.   

Saturday, June 1, 2019

New York Yankees take game one of big series over the Boston Red Sox


The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-1.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he pitched well and the bullpen pitched great.  DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela led the offense with two hits each. 

Happ pitched five innings giving up three hits and a run.  He walked two and struck out five and earned his fifth win of the season.  Adam Ottavino pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Tommy Khanle pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Zack Britton pitched an inning with a walk.  Aroldis Chapman earned his 16th save of the season pitching an inning and he struck out two. 

Chris Sale lost his seventh game of the season pitching six innings and giving up seven hits and four runs.  He walked one and struck out ten.  Ryan Brasier pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts and Josh Taylor pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

LeMahieu had two hits and two RBI, Aaron Hicks had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit.  Gleyber Torres had a hit, Urshela had two hits and Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk.  LeMahieu and Urshela each hit a double.  LeMahieu hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-4 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Torres was caught stealing and Sanchez had a pickoff. 

Mookie Betts drew a walk, Andrew Benintendi drew two walks and Xander Bogaerts had a hit.  Rafael Devers had a hit and an RBI, Eduardo Nunez had a hit and Jackie Bradley Jr. had two hits.  Devers hit a homerun and the Red Sox were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Nunez was picked off. 

In the second Devers hit a solo homerun to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the third LeMahieu hit an RBI double to tie the game at one and Hicks hit a two-run single to give the Yankees a 3-1 lead.  In the fifth LeMahieu hit a solo homerun to push their lead to 4-1 and that would be the final score. 

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

The New York Mets are swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers


The New York Mets were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday.  The game took place at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California and the final score was 2-0.  Jason Vargas started for the Mets and pitched very well but the offense only managed four hits. 

Vargas pitched seven innings giving up six hits and a run with three walks and six strikeouts.  Vargas took his third loss of the season.  Hector Santiago pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and a run and Drew Gagnon pitched 1/3 of an inning striking out the only batter that he faced. 

Hyun-Jin Ryu won his eighth game of the season pitching 7 2/3 innings and giving up four hits and no runs.  He walked one and struck out seven.  Kenley Jansen saved his 16th game of the season pitching 1 1/3 innings and striking out two. 

Pete Alonso had a hit, Todd Frazier drew a walk and Carlos Gomez had a hit.  Tomas Nido had a hit, Wilson Ramos had a hit and Alonso hit a double.  The Mets were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Chris Taylor had a hit, Max Muncy had a hit and an RBI and David Freese had two hits.  Cody Bellinger had a hit and drew a walk, Kiki Hernandez had a hit and an RBI and Alex Verdugo had two hits and drew a walk.  Russell Martin had a hit, Ryu drew a walk and Muncy and Freese each hit a double.  Taylor hit a triple and the Dodgers were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Verdugo had a stolen base. 

In the first Muncy hit an RBI double to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead.  In the eighth Hernandez hit an RBI single to push their lead to 2-0 and that would be the final score. 

The Mets were swept in the four-game series and will now head to Arizona to take on the Diamondbacks in a three-game series that begins on Friday night.   

Friday, May 31, 2019

New York Mets blow late lead for a horrible loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers


The New York Mets were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California and the final score was 9-8.  Noah Syndergaard and started for the Mets and he pitched well.  The Mets bullpen did not pitch well and Dom Smith and Pete Alonso led the offense with three hits each. 

Syndergaard pitched six innings giving up seven hits and three runs.  He walked two and struck out five.  Robert Gsellman pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run, Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and Edwin Diaz lost his third game of the season and blew his second save of the season.  Diaz pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up five hits and four runs with a walk. 

Walker Buehler pitched five innings giving up seven hits and five runs with a walk and six strikeouts.  Pedro Baez pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout, Julio Urias pitched an inning giving up four hits and two runs with a strikeout and Yimi Garcia pitched an inning with a walk.  Scott Alexander won his third game of the season pitching an inning with a walk. 

Amed Rosario had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Smith had three hits and an RBI and Alonso had three hits and four RBI.  Michael Conforto had a hit and drew a walk, Wilson Ramos drew a walk and Todd Frazier had two hits.  Adeiny Hechavarria had two hits and two RBI, Syndergaard had a hit and Frazier, Conforto and Hechavarria each hit a double.  Syndergaard also hit a double and Alonso hit two homeruns.  Rosario and Smith each hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Hechavarria was caught stealing and Gomez had an outfield assist. 

Joc Pederson had two hits and an RBI, Max Muncy had two hits and an RBI and Justin Turner had three hits and two RBI.  Cody Bellinger had a hit and an RBI, Corey Seager had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Matt Beaty had three hits and an RBI.  Alex Verdugo had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk, Buehler drew two walks and Bellinger, Turner, Muncy, Pederson, Beaty, Verdugo each hit a double.  Seager hit two doubles and Seager, Muncy and Pederson each hit a homerun.  The Dodgers were 6-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Beaty had a stolen base and he committed an error.  Pederson had an outfield assist.  

In the first Alonso hit a two-run homerun to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the second Hechavarria hit an RBI double to extend the lead to 3-0.  In the bottom of the second Beaty hit an RBI double, Verdugo hit an RBI double and the lead was cut to 3-2.  In the third Turner hit an RBI single to tie the game at three.  In the fifth Alonso hit a two-run homerun to give the Mets back the lead at 5-3.  In the sixth Hechavarria hit an RBI single to push the Mets lead to 6-3.  In the seventh Rosario and Smith each hit a solo homerun to make it 8-3 Mets.  In the bottom of the seventh Turner hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 8-4 and in the bottom of the eighth Seager hit a solo homerun making it 8-5.  In the bottom of the ninth Pederson hit a solo homerun, Muncy hit a solo homerun and Bellinger hit an RBI double to tie the game at eight.  Verdugo hit a walk-off sac fly to give the Dodgers a 9-8 victory.  The Mets have lost the first three games of the series and will try to salvage one on Thursday. 

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

New York Yankees win rubber game against the San Diego Padres


The New York Yankees defeated the San Diego Padres on Wednesday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-0.  James Paxton started for the Yankees and pitched well and the bullpen was good.  Luke Voit, Gleyber Torres and Cameron Maybin each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Paxton pitched four innings giving up two walks and he struck out seven.  Chad Green pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Adam Ottavino pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Jonathan Holder won his fourth game of the season pitching two innings and giving up a hit and he struck out one.  Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched an inning giving up two hits and he walked one.   

Chris Paddack pitched five innings giving up six hits and four runs with a walk and six strikeouts and he lost his third game of the season.  Adam Warren pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up four hits and three runs with two being earned.  He struck out one and Luis Perdomo pitched 1 2/3 innings with a walk and two strikeouts. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, Voit had two hits and an RBI and Torres had two hits and two RBI.  Brett Gardner had a hit and an RBI, Gio Urshela had a hit and an RBI and Maybin had two hits.  Austin Romine had a hit, Voit hit a triple and LeMahieu, Urshela, Torres and Voit each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Maybin had two stolen bases and Torres committed an error. 

Wil Myers had a hit, Manny Machado drew two walks and Eric Hosmer had a hit.  Hunter Renfroe had a hit, Austin Allen had a hit and Manuel Margot drew a walk.  Allen hit a double and the Padres were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Myers had a stolen base and Hedges committed an error. 

In the first LeMahieu and Voit went back-to-back with homeruns to lead off the game and give them a quick 2-0 lead.  In the second Urshela hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 3-0.  In the fifth Gardner hit a sac fly to make it a 4-0 game and in the sixth a stolen base by Maybin and a throwing error allowed a run to score and make it a 5-0 game.  In the seventh Torres hit a two-run homerun and the lead was 7-0 and that was the final score. 

The Yankees won two out of three in the series and took their eighth straight series for the first time since 1998.  They will now face the Red Sox in a four-game series at home beginning on Thursday night. 

New York Mets defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers to even series


The New York Mets defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California and the final score was 7-3.  Steven Matz started and pitched well and Carlos Gomez led the offense with three hits.

Matz won his fourth game of the season pitching six innings and giving up four hits and two runs with three walks and six strikeouts.  Robert Gsellman pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk, Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk and Edwin Diaz pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

Rich Hill pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and six strikeouts.  Yimi Garcia pitched giving up a run and a walk and he lost his second game of the season, Dylan Floro pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two runs with one earned and he walked one and struck out one and Scott Alexander pitched giving up a hit and a run.  Ross Stripling pitched giving up 1 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout.  Joe Kelly pitched an inning walking two and struck out one. 

Amed Rosario had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Michael Conforto had a hit, five RBI and drew a walk and Pete Alonso had a hit.  Wilson Ramos drew a walk, Todd Frazier had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Gomez had three hits.  Adeiny Hechavarria drew a walk, Matz had a hit and Aaron Altherr drew a walk.  Frazier, Alonso and Gomez each hit a double and Rosario hit a triple.  Frazier and Conforto each hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-20 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Rosario had a stolen base and Gomez was caught stealing.  Ramos had a passed ball. 

David Freese had a hit and drew a walk, Matt Beaty had a hit and an RBI and Cody Bellingern had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  Chris Taylor had a hit, Max Muncy drew two walks and Corey Seager had a hit.  Will Smith had two hits, Alex Verdugo had a hit and drew a walk and Smith and Verdugo each hit a double.  Belllinger hit a homerun and the Dodgers were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Floro committed an error. 

In the third Conforto reached on a fielder’s choice and a run scored to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the third Bellinger hit a two-run homerun to give the Dodgers a 2-1 lead.  In the fourth Frazier hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two.  In the seventh Conforto hit a grand slam to give the Mets a 6-2 lead.  In the bottom of the seventh Beaty hit an RBI single to make it a 6-3 game.  In the eighth Rosario hit an RBI triple to make it 7-3 and that would be the final score. 




New York Yankees fall just short in loss to the San Diego Padres


The New York Yankees were defeated by the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-4.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he had a rough first inning but then settled down.  The Yankees bullpen pitched well and Luke Voit and Aaron Hicks each had two hits. 

Tanaka lost his fourth game of the season pitching six innings and giving up nine hits and five runs with four of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out seven.  Joe Harvey pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and he walked two and struck out two and Luis Cessa pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out two. 

Eric Lauer pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up four hits and a run with four strikeouts and he won his fourth game of the season.  Matt Wisler pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout, Brad Wieck pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a run and a walk with a strikeout and Phil Maton pitched giving up a run and a walk without recording an out.  Robbie Erlin pitched giving up a hit and a run without recording an out, Craig Stammen pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out one and Kirby Yates saved his 21st game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit and two RBI, Voit had two hits and Hicks had two hits and an RBI.  Gary Sanchez had a hit and an RBI, Kendrys Morales drew a walk and Thairo Estrada drew a walk.  Gio Urshela had a hit, Brett Gardner had a hit and Sanchez hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  LeMahieu committed an error. 

Greg Garcia had two hits and an RBI and drew a walk, Franmil Reyes had a hit and Manny Machado had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Eric Hosmer had two hits and three RBI, Hunter Renfroe drew two walks and Wil Myers had a hit.  Ty France had two hits, Austin Hedges had a hit and drew a walk.  France hit a double and Hosmer hit a homerun.  The Padres were 3-7 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base. 

In the first Machado hit an RBI single and Hosmer hit a three-run homerun to give the Padres a 4-0 lead.  In the fourth Sanchez hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 4-1.  In the sixth Garcia hit an RBI single to push the lead to 5-1.  In the seventh LeMahieu hit a two-run single cutting the lead to 5-3 and Hicks hit into a force out making it 5-4 but that would be as close as they got.  5-4 would be the final score.  The two teams will play the third and final game of the series on Wednesday afternoon.   
 

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