Monday, September 14, 2020

New York Yankees take game one of a doubleheader in shutout over the Orioles

 The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.  The game took place at Yankee 

Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 6-0 in seven innings as it was game one of a 

doubleheader.  Gerrit Cole started for the Yankees  and he pitched great.  The Yankees offense was led by

Mike Tauchman who had three hits and Brett Gardner who had two hits and two RBI.  

Cole won his fifth game of the season pitching seven shutout innings and giving up two hits and a walk.  

He also struck out nine batters.  

Alex Cobb pitched four innings giving up seven hits and five runs with a walk and five strikeouts.  

Cobb took his fourth loss of the season.  Thomas Eshelman pitched two innings giving up two hits and 

a run with two walks and two strikeouts.  

DJ LeMahieu had a hit and an RBI, Luke Voit had a hit and Gardner had two hits, two RBI and drew a 

walk.  Gleyber Torres had a hit and drew a walk, Gary Sanchez drew a walk and Tauchman had three

hits and an RBI.  Kyle Higashioka had a hit and two RBI, Torres hit a double and LeMahieu, Gardner

and Higashioka each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left 

four men on base.  Tauchman had a stolen base and Gardner was caught stealing twice.  LeMahieu 

committed an error.

Ryan Mountcastle drew a walk, Renato Nunez had a hit and Hanser Alberto had a hit.  The Orioles were

0-1 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Severino had a passed ball.  

In the first LeMahieu hit a solo homerun and Gardner hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 3-0

lead.  In the second Higashioka hit a two-run homerun to extend the lead to 5-0 and in the sixth 

Tauchman hit an RBI single to make it 6-0 which would be the final score.  

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