Friday, August 16, 2019

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. 

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