Thursday, June 27, 2019

New York Yankees outslug the Toronto Blue Jays

The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 10-8.  CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and he pitched well.  Jonathan Holder did not pitch well out of the bullpen and DJ LeMahieu led the offense with four hits. 

Sabathia pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with two walks and nine strikeouts.  Sabathia won his fifth game of the season.  Tommy Khanle pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Holder pitched giving up five hits and five runs without recording an out and Chad Green pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and he struck out two.  Adam Ottavino pitched to one batter and struck him out and Aroldis Chapman pitched an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run and he picked up his 22nd save of the season. 

Aaron Sanchez pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up nine hits and seven runs with three walks and four strikeouts.  Sanchez lost his tenth game of the season.  Derek Law pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and a strikeout, Sean Reid-Foley pitched two innings giving up two hits and three walks with two strikeouts and Joe Biagini pitched to one batter and got him out. 

LeMahieu had four hits and drew a walk, Luke Voit had two hits and two RBI and Aaron Hicks had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk.  Gary Sanchez drew a walk, Giancarlo Stanton had a hit and three RBI and Didi Gregorius had two hits and drew a walk.  Gleyber Torres had a hit and drew three walks, Gio Urshela had two hits and an RBI and Brett Gardner had an RBI.  Torres and Voit each hit a double and Hicks and Stanton each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 4-9 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Sabathia and Stanton each committed an error. 

Eric Sogard had a hit and drew two walks, Vlad Guerrero Jr. had three hits and an RBI and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had two hits and an RBI.  Cavan Biggio had a hit, Randal Grichuk had three hits and Rowdy Tellez had two hits and two RBI.  Freddy Galvis had two hits and four RBI, Guerrero Jr. Tellez and Grichuk each hit a double.  Gurriel Jr., Galvis each hit a homerun and the Blue Jays were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Sogard and Galvis each had a stolen base and Gurriel Jr. was caught stealing. 

In the first Guerrero Jr. hit an RBI double, Tellez hit an RBI double and it was 2-0 Jays.  In the fifth Hicks hit a three-run homerun to give the Yankees a 3-2 lead.  In the sixth Urshela hit an RBI single to push their lead to 4-2 and Gardner hit an RBI ground out making it 5-2.  Voit hit a two-run double and Stanton hit a three-run homerun and the score was 10-2.  In the eighth Gurriel Jr. hit a solo homerun making it 10-3.  Galvis hit a grand-slam and it was 10-7.  In the ninth Tellez hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 10-8 but that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game two of three on Tuesday night. 

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