Monday, July 22, 2019

New York Yankees roll over the Colorado Rockies

The New York Yankees defeated the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-2.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he pitched well and the bullpen also pitched well.  Mike Tauchman had three hits to lead the offense. 

Happ pitched five innings giving up eight hits and two runs with two walks and eight strikeouts.  He won his eighth game of the season.  Adam Ottavino pitched a perfect inning with three strikeouts and Stephen Tarpley pitched three innings giving up a hit and he struck out six. 

Kyle Freeland pitched four innings giving up six hits and five runs with three walks and six strikeouts.  Freeland lost his seventh game of the season.  Yency Almonte pitched two innings giving up four hits and three runs, Jake McGee pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and Jairo Diaz pitched an inning giving up a hit and he walked one. 

DJ LeMahieu had two hits and two RBI, Aaron Judge had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks and Gary Sanchez drew a walk.  Edwin Encarnacion had a hit and four RBI, Aaron Hicks had two hits and Luke Voit had a hit and drew a walk.  Gleyber Torres had two hits and Tauchman had three hits.  Tauchman hit a double and Encarnacion and Judge each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Tauchman had a stolen base and Torres and Sanchez each committed an error.  Tauchman and Judge each had an outfield assist. 

Trevor Story had a hit, Nolan Arenado had a hit and drew and Daniel Murphy had a hit.  Ian Desmond had two hits, Ryan McMahon had a hit and an RBI and Chris Iannetta had two hits.  Garrett Hampson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Hampson, Iannetta and Desmond each hit a double.  McMahon hit a homerun and the Rockies were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Iannetta committed an error.

In the second McMahon hit a solo homerun, Hampson hit an RBI double and it was 2-0 Rockies.  In the third Encarnacion hit a grand slam to give the Yankees a 4-2 lead.  In the fourth LeMahieu hit an RBI single to push the Yankees lead to 5-2.  In the sixth LeMahieu reached on a fielder’s choice and it was 6-2 Yankees.  Judge hit a two-run homerun and the scoring ended at 8-2.  The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon. 

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