Monday, April 30, 2018

New York Yankees complete three game sweep of the Anaheim Angels

The New York Yankees defeated the Anaheim Angels on Sunday night.  The game took place at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California and the final score was 2-1.  CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and he pitched great.  Gary Sanchez led the offense with a two-run homerun and Giancarlo Stanton had a good night. 

Sabathia pitched seven innings giving up a run on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts.  Sabathia picked up his second win of the season.  Chad Green pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout and Aroldis Chapman pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts and he saved his sixth game of the season. 

Tyler Skaggs pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with two walks and eight strikeouts.  Skaggs lost his second game of the season.  Justin Anderson pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out three, Jose Alvarez pitched a perfect inning and Cam Bedrosian pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

Stanton had a hit and drew a walk, Sanchez had a hit and two RBI and Aaron Hicks had a hit and drew a walk.  Gleyber Torres had a hit and drew a walk, Stanton and Hicks each hit a double and Sanchez hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Gregorius committed an error. 

Ian Kinsler had a hit, Mike Trout drew two walks and Justin Upton had a hit.  Albert Pujols had a hit, Andrelton Simmons had a hit and Zach Cozart had a hit.  Chris Young drew a walk, Rene Rivera had a hit and Kinsler hit a double and the Angels were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Young had a stolen base. 

In the fourth Sanchez hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the sixth a wild pitch cut the lead to 2-1 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees completed the three game sweep and will now head to Houston for four beginning on Monday night.   

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