Thursday, October 13, 2022

New York Yankees take game 1 ALDS over the Cleveland Guardians


The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Guardians on Tuesday in Game 1 of the ALDS.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-1.  Gerrit Cole started for the Yankees and he pitched very well.  The Yankees bullpen was good and Anthony Rizzo and Harrison Bader each hit a homerun to power the offense. 

Cole pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up four hits and a run with a walk and eight strikeouts.  Cole picked up the win, Jonathan Loaisiga pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits, Wandy Peralta pitched 1 1/3 innings and he struck out one and Clay Holmes pitched to two batters retiring them both. 

Cal Quantrill started for the Guardians and he pitched five innings giving up four hits and four runs with three being earned.  He walked three and struck out five and lost the game.  Trevor Stephan pitched an inning with a strikeout, Enyel De Los Santos pitched an inning giving up a hit and James Karinchak pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Aaron Judge drew a walk, Rizzo had a hit and two RBI and Giancarlo Stanton drew a walk.  Josh Donaldson had two hits and drew a walk, Isiah Kiner-Falefa had a hit and Jose Trevino had an RBI.  Bader had a hit and an RBI, Bader and Rizzo each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-2 with runners in scoring position and left one man on base.  Judge had a stolen base and Kiner-Falefa committed an error. 

Steven Kwan had two hits and an RBI, Jose Ramirez had two hits and drew a walk and Andres Gimenez had a hit.  Myles Straw had a hit, Gimenez and Ramirez each hit a double and Kwan hit a homerun.  The Guardians were 0-8 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Rosario had a stolen base, Gonzalez and Hedges each committed an error.  Gonzalez had an outfield assist. 

In the third Kwan hit a solo homerun giving the Guardians a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the third Bader hit a solo homerun tying the game at one.  In the bottom of the fifth Trevino hit a sac fly giving the Yankees a 2-1 lead.  In the bottom of the sixth Rizzo hit a two-run homerun extending the Yankees lead to 4-1 and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game two of their playoff series on Thursday night. 


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