Friday, August 28, 2020

New York Yankees lose Game two of doubleheader in heartbreak fashion

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday in Game two of their doubleheader.  The game took place at Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia and the final score was 2-1.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and pitched great, Chad Green gave up the game in his one inning.  The Yankees offense managed just five hits. 

Tanaka pitched five innings giving up three hits and no runs or walks with four strikeouts.  Green took his first loss of the season pitching an inning and giving up two hits and two runs with two strikeouts. 

Max Fried won his fifth game of the season pitching six innings and giving up four hits and a run with a walk and five strikeouts.  Marc Melancon pitched an inning giving up a hit and he saved his fifth game of the season. 

Aaron Judge had a hit, Gio Urshela drew a walk and Miguel Andujar had two hits.  Erik Kratz had a hit, Gary Sanchez had a hit and Tyler Wade had an RBI.  Kratz hit a double and the Yankees were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Ronald Acuna Jr. had a hit, Dansby Swanson had a hit and Freddie Freeman had a hit and two RBI.  Marcell Ozuna had a hit, Austin Riley had a hit and Freeman hit a homerun.  The Braves were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base.  d’Arnaud had a passed ball. 

In the fifth Wade had a sac fly to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the sixth Freeman hit a two-run homerun giving the Braves a 2-1 lead and that would be the final score.  The Yankees are off on Thursday and then will begin a five game series with the Mets on Friday with a doubleheader. 

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