Thursday, June 3, 2021

New York Yankees hold on to defeat the Tampa Bay Rays


The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-3.  Jordan Montgomery started for the Yankees and he pitched well, the bullpen did their job and Gio Urshela and Gleyber Torres each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Montgomery pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up five hits and three runs with only one being earned.  He walked two and struck out six.  Montgomery won his third game of the season.  Jonathan Loaisiga pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Chad Green pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout and Aroldis Chapman earned his 12th save of the season pitching an inning with two walks and two strikeouts. 

Shane McClanahan started for the Rays and he pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up five hits and four runs with two walks and six strikeouts.  McClanahan lost his first game of the season.  Ryan Thompson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout, Colin McHugh pitched two innings giving up two hits and a walk with five strikeouts and Jeffrey Springs pitched two innings giving up a hit and two walks with two strikeouts. 

DJ LeMahieu drew a walk, Giancarlo Stanton had a hit and drew a walk and Urshela had two hits and two RBI.  Torres had two hits and drew a walk, Roughned Odor had a hit, Gary Sanchez had a hit and Miguel Andujar had a hit.  Clint Frazier had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks, Sanchez, Torres and Urshela each hit a double.  Urshela hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Torres was picked off and Odor and Montgomery each committed an error.  Montgomery had a pick off. 

Randy Arozarena drew a walk, Yandy Diaz had an RBI, Ji-Man Choi had a hit and an RBI.  Austin Meadows had a hit, Mike Brosseau had two hits and Manuel Margot had an RBI and drew a walk.  Francisco Mejia had a hit, Taylor Walls had a hit and drew two walks and Mike Zunino drew a walk.  Brosseau hti a double and the Rays were 1-11 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Wendle and Walls each had a stolen base.  Arozarena was caught stealing.  Springs had a pickoff. 

In the first Urshela hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the fourth Margot reached on a fielder’s choice and a run scored to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the bottom of the fourth Frazier hit a two-run single to push the lead to 4-1.  In the fifth Diaz hit a sac fly cutting the lead to 4-2.  In the seventh Choi hit an RBI single making it a 4-3 game and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play the rubber game of the series on Thursday afternoon.   

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