Monday, March 8, 2021

New York Yankees shutout the Philadelphia Phillies


The New York Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida and the final score was 4-0.  Jordan Montgomery started and pitched well for the Yankees.  Brett Gardner hit a grand-slam and Giancarlo Stanton hit two doubles to lead the offense. 

Montgomery pitched three innings giving up two hits and he struck out one.  Montgomery earned his second win of the spring.  Jonathan Loaisiga pitched two innings giving up two hits and he struck out two, Lucas Luetge pitched a perfect inning striking out the side and Nick Goody pitched an inning with a walk.  Kyle Barraclough pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout and Brooks Kriske pitched an inning with two walks and two strikeouts. 

Aaron Hicks drew a walk, Stanton had two hits and Luke Voit drew a walk.  Gleyber Torres drew a walk, Gary Sanchez had a hit and drew a walk and Miguel Andujar had a hit.  Andrew Velazquez had a hit, Gardner had a hit, four RBI and drew a walk and Stanton hit two doubles.  Gardner hit a homerun which was a grand-slam and the Yankees were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Andujar had a stolen base. 

The Yankees will have their first off day of the spring on Monday and return to action on Tuesday when they take on the Detroit Tigers from Lakeland, Florida. 

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