Monday, March 8, 2021

New York Yankees lose to the Pittsburgh Pirates


The New York Yankees lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Lecom Park in Bradenton, Florida and the final score was 3-2.  Jameson Taillon started for the Yankees and he pitched well.  Jay Bruce and Clint Frazier each hit a homerun for the Yankees. 

Taillon pitched two innings giving up two hits and no runs with a walk and four strikeouts.  Jhoulys Chacin pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs.  He also struck out a batter and took the loss.  Trevor Lane pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a walk with a strikeout, Glenn Otto pitched to one batter and got him out and Luis Cessa pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts.  Adam Warren pitched a perfect inning. 

Bruce had a hit and an RBI, Frazier had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Derek Dietrich drew a walk.  Thairo Estrada had two hits, Bruce and Frazier each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Estrada was caught stealing. 

In the first Bruce hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the third Gregory Polanco hit a two-run single to give the Pirates a 2-1 lead.  In the fifth Polanco hit a solo homerun to extend the Pirates lead to 3-1.  In the sixth Frazier hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 3-2 and that would be the final score.  The Yankees will return to Tampa and take on the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon. 

No comments:

Post a Comment


Resistance Bands is a Free Blogger Template