Tuesday, July 27, 2021

New York Mets shutout the Atlanta Braves to split doubleheader

 

The New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves in game two of their doubleheader on Monday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 1-0.  Aaron Loup started but it was a bullpen game and they pitched great.  Jeff McNeil had two hits to lead the offense. 

Loup pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.  Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out the side and Anthony Banda pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out the side.  Trevor May pitched a perfect inning and picked up his third win of the season, Seth Lugo pitched an inning giving up a hit and he walked a batter and Edwin Diaz picked up his 22nd save of the season pitching a perfect inning and striking out the side. 

Bryse Wilson started for the Braves and he pitched three innings giving up four hits and no runs.  He walked one and struck out two.  Jesse Chavez pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Luke Jackson pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Sean Newcomb pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Brandon Nimmo had a hit and drew a walk, McNeil had two hits and an RBI and Dom Smith drew a walk.  J.D. Davis had a hit, Michael Conforto had a hit and James McCann had a hit.  Davis and McNeil each hit a double and the Mets were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Joc Pederson had a hit, Ozzie Albies drew a walk and Austin Riley had two hits.  Dansby Swanson had a hit.  The Braves were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

In the bottom of the fifth McNeil hit an RBI double giving the Mets a 1-0 lead and that was the final score.  The two teams will play game three of five on Tuesday night. 

New York Mets are shutout by the Atlanta Braves in Game One of doubleheader

 

The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Monday evening.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 2-0 in seven innings as it was game one of a double header.  Marcus Stroman started for the Mets and he pitched well.  The Mets only managed five hits on offense. 

Stroman pitched five innings giving up eight hits and two runs with a walk and four strikeouts.  Stroman lost his ninth game of the season.  Miguel Castro pitched two innings giving up two hits and no runs with a walk and four strikeouts. 

Kyle Muller started for the Braves and he pitched five innings giving up four hits and no runs.  He walked two and struck out three and won his second game of the season.  Tyler Matzek pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Will Smith pitched an inning giving up a hit.  Smith picked up his 20th save of the season. 

Jonathan Villar had a hit and drew two walks, Kevin Pillar had a hit and Tomas Nido had a hit.  Stroman had a hit,Brandon Drury had a hit and Drury hit a double.  The Mets were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

Joc Pederson had a hit and an RBI, Ozzie Albies had a hit and Freddie Freeman had two hits and drew a walk.  Austin Riley had a hit and drew a walk, Dansby Swanson had a hit and Stephen Vogt had a hit. Orlando Arcia had an RBI, Guillermo Heredia had two hits and Muller had a hit.  Heredia, Pederson and Swanson each hit a double and the Braves were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. 

In the third Pederson hit an RBI double to give the Braves a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Arcia hit an RBI ground out to push the lead to 2-0 and that would be the final score. 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The New York Yankees shutout the Astros again in a thrilling victory

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Houston Astros on Saturday night.  The game took place at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas and the final score was 1-0.  Gerrit Cole started for the Yankees and he was brilliant.  Aaron Judge hit a homerun to account for the only run of the game. 

Cole pitched a complete game shutout.  He gave up three hits and two walks and struck out 12 batters. 

Zack Greinke started for the Astros and he pitched four innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and three strikeouts.  Greinke took his third loss of the season.  Cristian Javier pitched three innings giving up a hit and a walk with five strikeouts, Ryne Stanek pitched an inning giving up a hit and he walked a batter and Ryan Pressly pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit, Judge had a hit and an RBI and Luke Voit had a hit and drew a walk.  Giancarlo Stanton drew a walk, Gleyber Torres had a hit and Gio Urshela had a hit.  Brett Gardner had a hit, Kyle Higashioka drew a walk and Torres hit a double.  Judge hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Jose Altuve had a hit and drew a walk, Michael Brantley drew a walk and Lourdes Gurriel had a hit.  Abraham Toro had a hit.  The Astros were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Toro had a stolen base. 

In the third Judge hit a solo homerun and that would be the only scoring of the game.  The Yankees would hang on and win the ballgame 1-0.  They will go for the three-game sweep to close out the first half of the season on Sunday afternoon.   

New York Yankees shutout the Houston Astros

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Houston Astros on Friday night.  The game took place at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas and the final score was 4-0.  Nestor Cortes started for the Yankees and he pitched well, the bullpen did a great job and DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge, Gleyber Torres and Gio Urshela each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Cortes pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up two hits and no runs with two walks and two strikeouts.  Lucas Luetge won his third game of the season pitching 1 1/3 perfect innings with a strikeout, Chad Green pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out two and Jonathan Loaisiga pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Jake Odorizzi started for the Astros and he pitched six innings giving up seven hits and two runs.  He walked none and struck out four and lost his fourth game of the season.  Bryan Abreu pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and Brandon Bielak pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up three hits and he struck out two. 

LeMahieu had two hits and two RBI, Judge had two hits and Gary Sanchez had a hit.  Torres had two hits, Roughned Odor had a hit and Urshela had two hits.  Brett Gardner had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk, Tyler Wade had a hit and Gardner, Wade, LeMahieu and Judge each hit a double.  The Yankees were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  LeMahieu had a stolen base. 

Yordan Alvarez had a hit, Kyle Tucker had two hits and Robel Garcia drew two walks.  Tucker hit a double and the Astros were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Toro committed an error. 

In the fourth Gardner hit a two-run double to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the seventh LeMahieu hit a two-run double to extend the lead to 4-0 and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday night. 

Friday, July 9, 2021

New York Mets are shutout by the Milwaukee Brewers in Game two of doubleheader

 

The New York Mets were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night in game two of their doubleheader.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-0.  Robert Stock started for the Mets and he pitched ok.  The Mets offense managed three hits.   

Stock started for the Mets and pitched four innings giving up four hits and two runs.  He walked two and struck out five and took his second loss of the season.  Drew Smith pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and three strikeouts, Miguel Castro pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs and Yennsy Diaz pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

Brett Anderson started for the Brewers and he pitched four innings giving up three hits and no runs with no walks and a strikeout.  Jake Cousins pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and earned his first win of the season, Brad Boxberger pitched an inning with three walks and three strikeouts and Hunter Strickland pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Jonathan Villar drew a walk, Francisco Lindor had a hit and Dom Smith had a hit.  James McCann had a hit, Brandon Nimmo drew a walk and Jeff McNeil drew a walk.  The Mets were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Luis Urias had two hits and two RBI, Christian Yelich had a hit and drew a walk and Willy Adames had a hit and an RBI.  Rowdy Tellez had a hit, Jace Peterson had a hit and drew two walks and Manny Pina had a hit and two RBI.  Pina, Adames and Urias each hit a homerun.  The Brewers were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the second Pina hit a two-run homerun to give the Brewers a 2-0 lead.  In the sixth Adames hit a solo homerun pushing the lead to 3-0.  In the seventh Urias hit a two-run homerun extending the lead to 5-0 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams split the doubleheader and the Mets will remain home to take on the Pirates on Thursday night. 

 

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