Wednesday, May 15, 2024

New York Yankees shutout the Tampa Bay Rays

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.  The game took place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida and the final score was 2-0.  Clarke Schmidt started for the Yankees, and he pitched well, and the bullpen also pitched well.  Giancarlo Stanton, Anthony Rizzo, Jose Trevino and Jon Berti each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Schmidt started and pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up five hits and no runs.  He walked two and struck out six and earned his fourth win of the season.  Nick Burdi faced one batter and retired him; Luke Weaver pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts and Clay Holmes earned his 12th save of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and two walks but struck out the side. 

Taj Bradley started for the Rays, and he pitched six innings giving up four hits and a run with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Bradley took his first loss of the season.  Kevin Kelly pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one, Garrett Cleavinger pitched to one batter and struck him out and Jason Adam pitched a perfect inning.  Shawn Armstrong pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run. 

Anthony Volpe had a hit, Aaron Judge drew two walks and Stanton had two hits.  Rizzo had two hits and two RBI, Trevino had two hits and Berti had two hits.  Rizzo hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Berti had a stolen base and Schmidt had a pickoff. 

Yandy Diaz had two hits and drew a walk; Josh Lowe had a hit and drew a walk and Isaac Paredes drew a walk.  Austin Shenton had a pinch hit, Richie Palacios had a hit and Jose Caballero had a hit and drew a walk.  The Rays were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Caballero and Palacios each had a stolen base.  Caballero and Paredes were caught stealing.  Arozarena was picked off and Lowe committed an error. 

In the fourth Rizzo hit an RBI single giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the ninth Rizzo hit a solo homerun extending the lead to 2-0 and that was the final score.  The two teams will meet on Saturday afternoon in game two of three. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

New York Yankees sweep the Detroit Tigers

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-2 in a rain shortened eight innings.  Nestor Cortes started for the Yankees, and he pitched well, the bullpen also pitched well, and the offense was led by Aaron Judge and Oswaldo Cabrera who each had two hits. 

Cortes pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and nine strikeouts.  Ian Hamilton pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk, Victor Gonzalez pitched to one batter and got him out and Dennis Santana picked up his second save of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

Tarik Skubal started for the Tigers and he pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with 12 strikeouts.  Shelby Miller lost his fourth game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and three runs with two walks and a strikeout and Andrew Chafin pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up tow hits and a walk.  Alex Lange pitched to one batter and retired him. 

Anthony Volpe drew a walk, Juan Soto had a hit and three RBI and Judge had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Giancarlo Stanton had a hit, Gleyber Torres had a hit and Jon Berti had a hit and drew a walk.  Jose Trevino had a hit, Cabrera had two hits and an RBI and Cabrera, Judge and Soto each hit a double.  Judge hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Matt Vierling had a hit, Mark Canha had a hit and Riley Greene drew a walk.  Jake Rogers had a hit, Spencer Torkelson had two hits and an RBI and Colt Keith drew a walk.  Javier Baez had an RBI, Torkelson hit two doubles and the Tigers were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the bottom of the first Judge hit a solo homerun giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the second Cabrera hit an RBI double pushing the lead to 2-0.  In the top of the seventh Torkelson hit an RBI double cutting the lead to 2-1.  Baez hit into a force out to tie the game at two.  In the bottom of the seventh Soto hit a three-run double giving the Yankees a 5-2 lead and that would be the final score.  The Yankees swept the three-game series and will have a day off on Monday.  They begin a three-game series at home against the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. 

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

New York Yankees take second straight over the Detroit Tigers

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-3.  Clarke Schmidt started for the Yankees, and he pitched well, the bullpen did well and Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo led the offense with a couple of hits each. 

Schmidt pitched five innings giving up four hits and three runs with seven strikeouts.  He won his third game of the season.  Caleb Ferguson pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout, Luke Weaver pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out four and Clay Holmes pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out two.  Holmes earned his 11th save of the season. 

Casey Mize started for the Tigers, and he pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up nine hits and five runs with a walk and six strikeouts.  Mize lost his first game of the season.  Tyler Holton pitched 1 2/3 innings with two strikeouts and Will Vest pitched a perfect inning. 

Anthony Volpe drew a walk; Juan Soto had a hit and Judge had two hits and an RBI.  Alex Verdugo had a hit; Giancarlo Stanton had a hit and an RBI and Rizzo had two hits and three RBI.  Gleyber Torres had a hit; Jose Trevino had a hit and Judge hit a double.  Rizzo hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

Riley Greene had a hit and an RBI, Wenceel Perez had two hits and Kerry Carpenter drew a walk.  Matt Vierling had two hits and an RBI, Colt Keith had an RBI and Andy Ibanez had a hit.  Zach McKinstry had a hit, Vierling hit a triple and Greene hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the first Greene hit a solo home run giving the Tigers a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Stanton hit an RBI single tying the game at one.  In the bottom of the third Judge hit an RBI double giving the Yankees a 2-1 lead and Rizzo hit a three-run home run pushing the Yankees lead to 5-1.  In the fourth Vierling hit an RBI triple and Keith hit a sac fly cutting the Yankees lead to 5-3 and that would be the final score.  The Yankees go for the sweep on Sunday afternoon. 

Monday, May 6, 2024

New York Yankees defeat Tigers on a walk-off

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 2-1.  Marcus Stroman started for the Yankees, and he pitched well but had some control issues.  The bullpen pitched well, and the Yankees offense didn’t do much until the ninth inning when they won the game. 

Stroman pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with five walks and three strikeouts.  Ian Hamilton pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out one, Victor Gonzalez pitched 1 1/3 innings with a walk and Dennis Santana picked up his second win of the season pitching an inning with a walk. 

Reese Olson started for the Tigers, and he pitched five innings giving up two hits and no runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Alex Faedo pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out four, Andrew Chafin pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and Shelby Miller pitched an inning with a walk.  Jason Foley pitched, giving up four hits and two runs and took his first loss of the season. 

Anthony Volpe had a hit and drew a walk; Aaron Judge had a hit and drew a walk and Alex Verdugo had a hit and drew a walk.  Giancarlo Stanton had a hit and an RBI, Anthony Rizzo had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Gleyber Torres had a hit.  Austin Wells drew a walk, Stanton hit a double and the Yankees were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Judge had a stolen base, and Wells committed an error. 

Riley Greene had three hits and drew a walk; Mark Canha had a hit and Wenceel Perez drew two walks.  Kerry Carpenter drew two walks; Colt Keith had an RBI and drew a walk and Zach McKinstry drew a walk.  Jake Rogers had a hit and the Tigers were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.  McKinstry had a stolen base. 

In the sixth Keith drew an RBI walk giving the Tigers a 1-0 lead.  In the ninth Stanton hit an RBI double tying the game at one and Rizzo hit an RBI walk-off single giving the Yankees a 2-1 victory.  The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon. 

Thursday, May 2, 2024

New York Yankees offense continues to struggle in loss to Orioles

 

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland and the final score was 4-2.  Nestor Cortes started for the Yankees, and he pitched ok, Luke Weaver was great in relief.  Juan Soto and Austin Wells led the offense with two hits each.   

Cortes pitched six innings giving up eight hits and four runs with two walks and five strikeouts.  Cortes took his third loss of the season.  Weaver pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out three. 

Dean Kremer started for the Orioles and he pitched seven innings giving up four hits and two runs with four walks and four strikeouts.  He won his second game of the season.  Keegan Akin pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Jacob Webb pitched 1 1/3 innings with three strikeouts. 

Anthony Volpe had a hit, Soto had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Aaron Judge drew a walk.  Giancarlo Stanton drew a walk, Austin Wells had two hits and an RBI and Trent Grisham drew a walk.  Wells and Soto each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Torres committed an error. 

Gunnar Henderson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Adley Rutschman had two hits and an RBI and Anthony Santander had a hit and drew a walk.  Jordan Westburg had a hit, Jorge Mateo had a hit and Cedric Mullins had a hit.  James McCann had a hit and an RBI, Colton Cowser had a hit and Santander, Mateo and McCann each hit a double.  The Orioles were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Mullins was caught stealing. 

In the bottom of the second Westburg reached on a fielder’s choice and a run scored giving the Orioles a 1-0 lead.  In the third Wells hit a solo homerun tying the game at one.  In the bottom of the fourth McCann hit an RBI double giving the Orioles a 2-1 lead.  Henderson hit an RBI single and the lead was extended to 3-1.  Rutschman hit an RBI single and the lead was pushed to 4-1.  In the sixth Soto hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 4-2 but that was the closest it would be.  The final score was 4-2 Orioles.  The two teams will play game three of four on Wednesday night. 

 

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