Tuesday, September 28, 2021

New York Yankees sweep the Boston Red Sox

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.  The game took place at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts and the final score was 6-3.  Jordan Montgomery started for the Yankees and he pitched well, the bullpen pitched well and Giancarlo Stanton and DJ LeMahieu led the offense with two hits each. 

Montgomery pitched five innings giving up seven hits and a run.  He walked none and struck out four.  Clay Holmes pitched a perfect inning with three strikeouts, Joely Rodriguez pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs with one being earned and Chad Green earned his 10th win of the season.  Green pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out two and Aroldis Chapman pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout.  Chapman earned his 30th save of the season. 

Eduardo Rodriguez started for the Red Sox and he pitched five innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and eight strikeouts.  Hansel Robles pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Garrett Richards pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and two runs with two walks and a strikeout and Adam Ottavino pitched giving up two hits and two runs without recording an out.  Ryan Brasier pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit. 

LeMahieu had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Anthony Rizzo had a hit and Aaron Judge had a hit and two RBI.  Stanton had two hits and two RBI, Gleyber Torres drew a walk and Gary Sanchez had a hit.  Brett Gardner had a hit, Gio Urshela had a hit and drew a walk and Tyler Wade had a hit.  Rizzo and Judge each hit a double, Stanton hit a homerun and the Yankees were 4-5 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Wade was caught stealing twice and LeMahieu and Gallo each committed an error.  Gallo had an outfield assist. 

Kike Hernandez had two hits and drew a a walk, Hunter Renfroe had a hit and Rafael Devers had two hits.  Xander Bogaerts had a hit, J.D. Martinez had a hit and an RBI and Christian Arroyo had a hit.  Jose Iglesias had a hit, Alex Verdugo had two hits and Christian Vasquez had an RBI.  Devers hit a double and the Red Sox were 2-11 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Devers had a stolen base. 

In the bottom of the fourth Martinez hit a sac fly to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the fifth Urshela hit into a double play and a run scored to tie the game at one.  LeMahieu hit an RBI single and gave the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  In the bottom of the seventh Vazquez hit a sac fly tying the score at two.  Schwarber reached on a fielding error by Gallo and the Red Sox took a 3-2 lead.  In the eighth Judge hit a two-run double and Stanton hit a two-run homerun giving the Yankees a 6-3 lead and that would be the final score.  The Yankees swept the three-game series and now have a one game lead over the Red Sox and two over the Blue Jays for the top wild card spot.  They will be off on Monday and start a three-game series in Toronto on Tuesday night. 

New York Yankees take second straight in Boston

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Saturday evening.  The game took place at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts and the final score was 5-3.  Nestor Cortes Jr. started for the Yankees and he pitched well, the bullpen pitched very well and Giancarlo Stanton led the offense with two hits and four RBI. 

Cortes pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs with four strikeouts.  Michael King pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out two, Lucas Luetge pitched to one batter and got him out and Luis Severino earned his first win of the season.  Severino pitched two innings giving up a walk and he struck out four.  Aroldis Chapman earned his 29th save of the season, he pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. 

Nick Pivetta started for the Red Sox and he pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with seven strikeouts.  Hansel Robles pitched 2/3 of an inning, Tanner Houck pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two runs and four walks with three strikeouts.  Houck lost his fifth game of the season.  Darwinzon Hernandez pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a strikeout and Ryan Brasier pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Aaron Judge drew a walk and Stanton had two hits, four RBI an drew a walk.  Joey Gallo drew a walk, Gio Urshela had a hit and Gardner hit a double.  Stanton hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Gardner had a stolen base. 

Hunter Renfroe had a hit, Rafael Devers had a hit and Kyle Schwarber had a hit.  Bobby Dalbec had a hit and an RBI, Kevin Plawecki had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  Jose Iglesias had a hit, Plawecki hit a homerun and Dalbec hit a homerun.  The Red Sox were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

In the third Plawecki hit a solo homerun to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead.  In the fifth a wild pitch made the score 2-0.  In the top of the sixth a wild pitch cut the lead to 2-1 and in the eighth Stanton hit a grand-slam to give the Yankees a 5-2 lead.  In the ninth Dalbec hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 5-3 but that would be the final score.  The Yankees will look for the three-game sweep on Sunday night.  The two teams are now tied for the top wild card spot. 

Monday, September 27, 2021

New York Yankees slug the Boston Red Sox

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.  The game took place at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts and the final score was 8-3.  Gerrit Cole started for the Yankees and he pitched well.  The bullpen pitched well and Giancarlo Stanton and Gleyber Torres each had three hits to lead the offense. 

Cole pitched six innings giving up five hits and three runs with three walks and six strikeouts.  He won his 16th game of the season.  Clay Holmes pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits, Wandy Peralta pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out one and Chad Green pitched an inning giving up a walk and he struck out two. 

Nathan Eovaldi started for the Red Sox and he pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and seven runs with two walks and he took his ninth loss of the season.  Hirokazu Sawamura pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up three hits and a walk and he struck out two, Matt Barnes pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and Martin Perez pitched three innings giving up four hits and a run with three strikeouts. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit and drew a walk, Anthony Rizzo had two hits and Aaron Judge had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Stanton had three hits and four RBI, Joey Gallo had a hit and Torres had three hits and two RBI.  Gio Urshela had a hit, Brett Gardner had two hits and drew a walk and Kyle Higashioka had a hit and an RBI.  Judge, Gardner and Stanton each hit a double.  Stanton and Torres each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 4-13 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Torres was caught stealing. 

Kike Hernandez had two hits and drew two walks, Kyle Schwarber had a hit and Rafael Devers had a hit and three RBI.  J.D. Martinez had a hit and drew two walks, Hunter Renfroe had a hit and Christian Vasquez drew a walk.  Jose Iglesias had a hit, Martinez hit a double and Devers hit a homerun.  The Red Sox were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

In the first Judge hit an RBI double, Stanton hit an RBI ground out and Torres had an RBI single giving the Yankees a 3-0 lead.  In the third Stanton hit a three-run homerun to extend the lead to 6-0.  Higashioka hit an RBI single pushing the lead to 7-0.  In the bottom of the sixth Devers hit a three-run homerun cutting the lead to 7-3.  In the seventh Torres hit a solo homerun making it a 8-3 game and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon. 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

New York Yankees rally late to defeat the Minnesota Twins

 

The New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins on Monday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-5 in ten innings.  Luis Gil started for the Yankees and got off to a bad start but then battled it out for six innings.  The bullpen was good and Joey Gallo led the offense with two hits. 

Gil pitched six innings giving up seven hits and five runs with a walk and eight strikeouts.  Andrew Heaney pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk and he struck out two batters, Albert Abreu pitched to one batter and retired him and Aroldis Chapman pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts.  Clay Holmes pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and he earned his eighth win of the season.

John Gant started for the Twins and he only pitched 2/3 of an inning walking a batter.  He left with an injury.  Luke Farrell pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out two, Caleb Thielbar pitched an inning giving up a hit and Kyle Barraclough pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk.  Tyler Duffey pitched two innings giving up a hit and three runs with two walks and a strikeout, Alex Colome pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with four strikeouts and Ralph Garza Jr. pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run.  He took his third loss of the season. 

DJ LeMahieu had an RBI, Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk and Aaron Judge had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk.  Gallo had two hits and an RBI, Luke Voit drew a walk and Tyler Wade drew a walk.  Anthony Rizzo drew a walk, Sanchez had a hit and an RBI and Gardner hit a double.  Gallo and Judge each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Wade had a stolen base. 

Luis Arraez had two hits, Byron Buxton had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Jorge Polanco had a hit and two RBI.  Josh Donaldson drew a walk, Max Kepler had a hit and drew a walk and Miguel Sano had three hits and two RBI.  Arraez hit a double and Polanco, Sano and Buxton each hit a homerun.  The Twins were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the first Polanco hit a two-run homerun and Sano hit a two-run homerun giving the Twins a 4-0 lead.  In the third Buxton hit a solo homerun pushing the lead to 5-0.  In the bottom of the sixth LeMahieu hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 5-1.  In the seventh Gallo hit a solo homerun making it a 5-2 game.  In the bottom of the eight Judge hit the big blow which was a three-run homerun tying the game at five.  In the tenth Sanchez hit a walk-off RBI single to give the Yankees a 6-5 victory.  The Yankees will now head to Baltimore to take on the Orioles for three games beginning Tuesday night. 

New York Yankees lose a close and wild one late to the New York Mets

 

The New York Yankees were defeated by the New York Mets on Sunday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 7-6.  Clarke Schmidt started for the Yankees and he pitched well, he didn’t get any help from his defense though.  DJ LeMahieu led the offense with three hits and Giancarlo Stanton added a couple of hits and three RBI. 

Schmidt pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and five runs but only two were earned.  He walked three and struck out two.  Andrew Heaney pitched to two batters and retired them both, Wandy Peralta pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with two walks and two strikeouts and Chad Green took the loss which was his seventh of the season.  He pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. 

Carlos Carrasco started for the Mets and he pitched five innings giving up three hits and two runs with four walks and five strikeouts.  Jeurys Familia pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with two walks, Miguel Castro pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts and Brad Hand pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts.  Seth Lugo picked up his fourth win of the season pitching a perfect inning with two strikeouts and Edwin Diaz picked up his 29th save of the season pitching an inning giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts. 

LeMahieu had three hits and drew a walk, Anthony Rizzo drew three walks and Stanton had two hits and three RBI.  Joey Gallo had an RBI and drew a walk, Gleyber Torres had a hit and two RBI and Gary Sanchez drew a walk.  Gio Urshela had a hit, Schmidt drew a walk and Stanton hit a double.  Torres and Stanton each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Torres and Urshela each committed an error and Sanchez had a passed ball. 

Jonathan Villar had a hit and drew a walk, Francisco Lindor had three hits, five RBI and drew a walk and Michael Conforto had a hit and drew a walk.  Pete Alonso drew a walk, Javier Baez had two hits and Jeff McNeil had two hits.  James McCann had an RBI and drew two walks, McNeil hit a double and Lindor hit three homeruns.  The Mets were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Villar had a stolen base and McNeil committed an error.  McCann had a passed ball. 

In the first Stanton hit an RBI double giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  They increased their lead to 2-0 on a Gallo sac fly.  In the bottom of the first Conforto hit an RBI single and the lead was cut to 2-1.  In the bottom of the second Lindor hit a three-run homerun to give the Mets a 4-2 lead.  In the bottom of the fifth McCann hit a sac fly pushing their lead to 5-2.  In the sixth inning Torres hit a two-run homerun cutting the lead to 5-4.  In the bottom of the sixth Lindor hit a solo homerun making it a 6-4 game.  In the seventh Stanton hit a two-run homerun tying the game at six.  In the eighth Lindor hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 7-6 lead and that would be the final score. 

The Mets took two out of three from the Yankees in the series.  The Yankees will return home for a Monday afternoon makeup gave against the Minnesota Twins. 

 

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