Monday, August 2, 2021

New York Yankees sweep the Miami Marlins


The New York Yankees defeated the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Loan Depot Park in Miami, Florida and the final score was 3-1.  Jordan Montgomery started for the Yankees and pitched well.  The bullpen pitched really well and Aaron Judge had two hits to lead the offense. 

Montgomery pitched five innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and five strikeouts.  Clay Holmes pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and striking out one.  Joely Rodriguez picked up his second win of the season and first with the Yankees pitching to one batter and getting him out.  Zack Britton pitched an inning with a walk and Aroldis Chapman picked up his 22nd save of the season pitching a perfect inning with two strikeouts. 

Sandy Alcantara started for the Marlins and he pitched seven innings giving up two hits and no runs with a walk and ten strikeouts.  Anthony Bass pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with one of them being earned and he lost his sixth game of the season.  He also struck out a batter, Richard Bleier pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one and Dylan Floro pitched an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run with a strikeout. 

Anthony Rizzo had a hit and an RBI, Judge had two hits and an RBI and Joey Gallo had a hit.  Gleyber Torres had a hit, Brett Gardner had a hit and Tyler Wade drew a walk.  Gallo hit a double and the Yankees were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Wade had a stolen base and Rizzo committed an error. 

Miguel Rojas had a hit and drew a walk, Jazz Chisholm Jr. had a hit and Brian Anderson had an RBI.  Bryan De La Cruz had a hit, Sandy Leon had a hit and drew a walk and Rojas hit a double.  The Marlins were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Sierra had a stolen base and Chisholm Jr. was caught stealing.  Anderson committed an error and Chisholm Jr. committed two errors.  Brinson had an outfield assist. 

In the bottom of the first Anderson hit an RBI ground out to give the Marlins a 1-0 lead.  In the eighth Rizzo hit an RBI single to tie the game at one.  Judge hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  In the ninth Gardner reached on an error and a run scored pushing the lead to 3-1.  The final score was 3-1 and the Yankees earned the three-game sweep. 

The Yankees will return home to face the Orioles in a three-game series beginning on Monday night.   

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