Wednesday, May 15, 2019

New York Yankees sweep the doubleheader with a 3-1 victory

The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles in Game 2 of the doubleheader.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-1.  Domingo German started for the Yankees and he pitched great and the bullpen pitched two good innings.  Luke Voit led the offense with three hits and two RBI. 

German pitched seven innings giving up six hits and a run with a walk and eight strikeouts.  German won his eighth game of the season which is the most in the majors.  Zack Britton pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and Aroldis Chapman earned his 11th save of the season pitching a perfect inning with two strikeouts. 

Andrew Cashner pitched six innings giving up four hits and two runs with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Cashner lost his second game of the season.  Shawn Armstrong pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts, Miguel Castro pitched to one batter and struck him out and Paul Fry pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit, Voit had three hits and two RBI and Gleyber Torres had a hit and an RBI.  Kendrys Morales had a hit and drew two walks, Thairo Estrada had a hit and Estrada and Voit each hit a double.  Torres hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Gardner was caught stealing and picked off.  Tauchman committed an error. 

Jonathan Villar had two hits, Chris Davis had a hit and Stevie Wilkerson had a hit.  Rio Ruiz had two hits, Hanser Alberto had an RBI and Pedro Severino drew a walk.  Joey Rickard had a hit which was a double and the Orioles were 0-8 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Villar was caught stealing and Rickard committed an error and Fry had a pickoff. 

In the third Voit hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Torres hit a solo homerun to push their lead to 2-0.  In the fifth Alberto hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 2-1 and in the seventh Voit hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 3-1 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees swept the doubleheader and the brief two-game series.  They will be off on Thursday and will begin a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night at home. 

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