Monday, September 23, 2019

New York Yankees win to take series over the Toronto Blue Jays

The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-3.  Luis Severino started for the Yankees and he pitched great.  DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Severino won his first game of the season pitching five innings and giving up three hits and no runs.  He walked none and struck out nine.  Stephen Tarpley pitched an inning giving up two hits and a walk and he struck out three, Tyler Lyons pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout and Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Wilmer Font pitched an inning giving up two hits and four runs with two walks and a strikeout and he lost his fifth game of the season.  Trent Thornton pitched five innings giving up five hits and four runs with three strikeouts, Jason Adam pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Buddy Boshers pitched an inning with a strikeout. 

LeMahieu had two hits and two RBI, Judge had two hits and an RBI and Giancarlo Stanton had an RBI and drew a walk.  Luke Voit had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Brett Gardner had a hit and three RBI and Austin Romine had a hit.  Judge, Gardner and LeMahieu each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-3 with runners in scoring position and left one man on base. 

Billy McKinney had two hits and three RBI, Cavan Biggio had a hit and Randall Grichuk had two hits.  Jonathan Davis had a hit, Reese McGuire had a hit and Rowdy Tellez drew a walk.  Richard Urena had a hit and drew a walk, Brandon Drury had a hit and it was a double and McKinney hit two homeruns.  The Blue Jays were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base. 

In the first Judge hit a solo homerun and Gardner hit a three-run homerun to give the Yankees a 4-0 lead.  In the second LeMahieu hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 6-0.  In the fifth Stanton hit a sac fly and it was 7-0.  Voit hit an RBI single to make it a 8-0 game.  In the seventh McKinney hit a two-run homerun and in the ninth McKinney hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 8-3 but that would be the final score. 

The Yankees won two out of three to take the series and finish not losing a series at home since April.  They lost their first three home series of the season and then didn’t lose another one all year.  They will head to Tampa for two games on Tuesday and Wednesday and finish the regular season in Texas over the weekend. 

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