Monday, October 3, 2022

New York Yankees shutout the Baltimore Orioles


The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-0.  Nestor Cortes started for the Yankees and he pitched great.  Anthony Rizzo, Gleyber Torres, Josh Donaldson, Giancarlo Stanton and Harrison Bader each had two hits each and Kyle Higashioka had three hits. 

Cortes pitched 7 1/3 innings giving up a hit and no runs.  He walked two and struck out 12.  Cortes picked up his 12th win of the season.  Jacob Barnes pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out two. 

Austin Voth started for the Orioles and he pitched five innings giving up seven hits and four runs with two walks and three strikeouts.  Voth lost his fourth game of the season.  Spenser Watkins pitched three innings giving up seven hits and four runs with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Aaron Judge drew two walks, Rizzo had two hits and Torres had two hits and two RBI.  Donaldson had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk, Stanton had two hits and an RBI and Bader had two hits and an RBI.  Higashioka had three hits and an RBI and Oswald Peraza had a hit.  Torres, Donaldson and Bader each hit a double.  Stanton and Higashioka each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Bader was caught stealing. 

Ryan Mountcastle had a hit and drew a walk, Adley Rutschman had a hit and Jorge Mateo had a hit and drew a walk.  Rutschman hit a double and the Orioles were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Mullins had an outfield assist. 

In the bottom of the first Torres hit an RBI double, Donaldson hit a sac fly and Stanton hit a solo homerun giving the Yankees a 3-0 lead.  In the bottom of the second Higashioka hit a solo homerun pushing the lead to 4-0.  In the bottom of the seventh Torres hit an RBI single, Donaldson hit a two-run single and it was 7-0 Yankees.  Bader hit an RBI double to make it 8-0 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play the third and final game of the series on Sunday afternoon.  It will also be the regular season final home game for the Yankees as they will head to Texas after to begin a four game series on Monday night.   

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