Saturday, April 21, 2018

New York Mets get blown away in Atlanta


The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.  The game took place at Suntrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia and the final score was 12-4.  Matt Harvey started for the Mets and he did not pitch well.  The bullpen didn’t pitch well either and the offense was led by Adrian Gonzalez two hits. 

Harvey lost his second game of the season pitching six innings and giving up eight hits and six runs with a walk and four strikeouts.  Jerry Blevins pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and four runs with a walk and Gerson Bautista pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and two runs with three walks and a strikeout. 

Matt Wisler pitched seven innings giving up two hits and a run with eight strikeouts and he won his first game of the season.  Lucas Sims pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and three runs with three walks, Sam Freeman pitched 2/3 of an inning and Peter Moylan pitched an inning giving up two hits. 

Michael Conforto drew a walk, Brandon Nimmo had an RBI and drew a walk and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and an RBI.  Todd Frazier had a hit and an RBI, Wilmer Flores had a hit and Gonzalez had two hits and an RBI.  Jose Lobaton drew a walk, Amed Rosario had a hit, Frazier and Gonzalez each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Ender Inciarte had a hit and drew a walk, Ozzie Albies had two hits and drew a walk and Freddie Freeman had two hits and an RBI.  Nick Markakis had two hits and two RBI, Kurt Suzuki had three hits, three RBI and drew a walk and Preston Tucker had two hits and five RBI.  Dansby Swanson had a hit and an RBI, Ryan Flaherty drew two walks and Albies, and Swanson each hit a double and Suzuki and Tucker each hit two doubles.  Suzuki hit a homerun and the Braves were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

In the first Freeman hit a sac fly to give the Braves a 1-0 lead.  Suzuki hit a two-run homerun and it was 3-0 Braves.  In the third Markakis hit an RBI single to push the lead to 4-0.  Tucker hit a two-run double and it was 6-0.  In the fifth Frazier hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 6-1.  In the seventh Tucker hit a three-run double to extend the lead to 9-1.  Swanson hit an RBI double and it was 10-1.  In the eighth Gonzalez hit a solo homerun, Nimmo drew an RBI walk and Cabrera hit a sac fly to make it 10-4.  In the eighth Markakis hit a sac fly to make it 11-4 and Suzuki hit an RBI double to make it 12-4 which was the final score. 

New York Mets avoid sweep and defeat the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 11-5.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and he pitched ok, the bullpen was also ok.  Yoenis Cespedes and Asdrubal Cabrera each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Matz pitched four innings giving up three hits and three runs with a walk and six strikeouts.  Paul Sewald pitched three innings giving up a hit and a run with five strikeouts, AJ Ramos won his first game of the season pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout and Seth Lugo pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run. 

Tanner Roark pitched seven innings giving up two hits and two runs with three walks and six strikeouts.  Ryan Madson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up five hits and six runs with a walk and a strikeout and he lost his second game of the season, Sammy Solis pitched and gave up two runs and two walks without recording an out and A.J. Cole pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run. 

Michael Conforto had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Cespedes had two hits and four RBI and Cabrera had two hits.  Todd Frazier had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks, Adrian Gonzalez had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Jose Lobaton had an RBI and drew a walk.  Juan Lagares had a hit and two RBI, Amed Rosario drew a walk and Cabrera and Lagares each hit a double.  Cespedes hit a homerun and the Mets were 5-11 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Matz had a pickoff. 

Howie Kendrick had a hit, Bryce Harper drew a walk and Ryan Zimmerman had three hits and four RBI.  Moises Sierra had a hit and an RBI, Zimmerman hit a triple and two homeruns.  The Nationals were 1-1 with runners in scoring position.  Sierra was caught stealing and Zimmerman committed an error. 

In the first Zimmerman hit a three-run homerun to give the Nationals a 3-0 lead.  In the fourth Gonzalez hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 3-1.  Lobaton reached on a force attempt error and a run scored to cut it to 3-2.  In the seventh Sierra hit a sac fly to push the lead to 4-2.  In the eighth Frazier hit a two-run single to tie the game at four.  Lagares hit a two-run double, Conforto drew an RBI walk and Cespedes hit a grand-slam making it a 11-4 game.  In the ninth Zimmerman hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 11-5 but that would be the final score. 
The Mets salvaged the final game of the series and will now head to Atlanta to begin a four game series

New York Yankees are defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays in a slug fest


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 8-5.  Sonny Gray started and he didn’t pitch well.  The bullpen wasn’t great either.  Aaron Hicks and Tyler Austin each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Gray pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up five hits and five runs with four walks.  Domingo German lost his first game of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and two runs with four walks and three strikeouts, Adam Warren pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and three strikeouts.  Chasen Shreve pitched 1 1/3 innings with a strikeout. 

Marco Estrada won his second game of the season pitching five innings giving up seven hits and five runs.  He walked one and struck out four.  Seung Hwan Oh pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two, Danny Barnes pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Ryan Tepera pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two.  Roberto Osuna pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and saved his sixth game of the season. 

Aaron Judge had a hit, Didi Gregorius had a hit and Giancarlo Stanton had a hit and two RBI.  Hicks had two hits and drew a walk, Austin had two hits and two RBI and Miguel Andujar had a hit and an RBI.  Ronald Torreyes had three hits including a double, Austin, Stanton and Andujar each hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Sanchez had a passed ball. 

Curtis Granderson drew three walks, Teoscar Hernandez had a hit, three RBI and drew two walks and Justin Smoak had a hit.  Yangervis Solarte had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Russell Martin had a hit and drew a walk and Kendrys Morales had two hits and an RBI.  Kevin Pillar had a hit and drew a walk, Aledmys Diaz drew a walk and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had two hits and three RBI.  Martin and Morales each hit a double.  Hernandez and Solarte each hit a homerun and the Blue Jays were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base. 

In the second Austin hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  IN the third Hernandez hit a two-run homerun to tie the game at two.  In the third Stanton hit a two-run homerun to give the Yankees a 4-2 lead.  In the fourth Morales hit an RBI double and Gurriel Jr. hit a two-run single to give the Blue Jays a 5-4 lead.  In the bottom of the fourth Andujar hit a solo homerun to tie the game at five.  In the fifth Gurriel Jr. hit an RBI single, Hernandez drew an RBI walk and it was 7-5 Jays.  In the sixth Solarte hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 8-5 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams have split the first two games and will play game three of four on Saturday afternoon.   

New York Yankees defeat the Toronto Blue Jays in CC Sabathia return


The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 4-3.  CC Sabathia came off of the DL to make the start and he pitched well although not deep into the game.  The Yankees bullpen was great and everyone in the lineup except Tyler Wade had a hit. 

Sabathia pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two unearned runs.  He walked one and struck out one.  Chad Green picked up his first win of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings and striking out two, Delllin Betances pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and David Robertson pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with two walks and two strikeouts.  Aroldis Chapman earned his third save of the season pitching a perfect inning with three strikeouts. 

Aaron Sanchez pitched six innings giving up seven hits and three runs with two walks and two strikeouts.   Tyler Clippard pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and John Axford pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout. 

Brett Gardner had a hit, Aaron Judge had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI.  Giancarlo Stanton had a hit and drew a walk, Gary Sanchez had a hit and Aaron Hicks had a hit and drew a walk.  Neil Walker had a hit, Tyler Wade had an RBI and Ronald Torreyes had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk.  Walker hit a double and Judge hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Hicks was caught stealing, Torreyes committed an error and Sanchez had a passed ball. 

Steve Pearce had a hit, Teoscar Hernandez had a hit and Justin Smoak drew a walk.  Yangervis Solarte drew two walks, Curtis Granderson had a hit and an RBI and Luke Maile had two hits and an RBI.  Devon Travis had a hit and the Blue Jays were 2-14 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the second Wade hit an RBI ground out to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  Torreyes hit an RBI single and it was 2-0.  In the third a wild pitch cut the Yankees lead to 2-1.  In the fourth Maile hit an RBI single to tie the game at two.  In the fifth Gregorius hit an RBI single to give the Yankees a 3-2 lead.  In the seventh Judge hit a solo homerun to extend the lead to 4-2.  In the eight Granderson hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 4-3 and that was the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of four on Friday night. 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

New York Yankees get blown out by the Miami Marlins


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 9-1.  Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he did not pitch well.  Miguel Andujar had two hits to lead the offense who only had four combined hits. 

Tanaka pitched five innings giving up eight hits and seven runs with six of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out five and took his second loss of the season.  Luis Cessa pitched two innings giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts, Chad Green pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and David Robertson pitched a perfect inning striking out the side. 

Jarlin Garcia pitched five innings giving up a hit and five walks with two strikeouts.  Garcia won his first game of the season.  Tayron Guerrero pitched an inning giving up a hit and two walks and he struck out three, Drew Steckenrider pitched an inning striking out one and Kyle Barraclough pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two.  Brad Ziegler pitched an inning giving up a run and struck out two. 

Brett Gardner drew two walks, Aaron Judge drew two walks and Didi Gregorius had a hit and drew two walks.  Gary Sanchez had a hit, Aaron Hicks drew a walk and Andujar had two hits and an RBI.  Andujar and Gregorius each hit a double and Andujar hit his first career homerun.  The Yankees were 0-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Gregorius and Austin each committed an error and Sanchez had a passed ball. 

Derek Dietrich had two hits and an RBI, Miguel Rojas had a hit and drew a walk and Starlin Castro had two hits and an RBI.  Justin Bour had a hit and drew a walk, J.T. Realmuto had two hits and four RBI and Brian Anderson drew a walk.  Tomas Telis had two hits and an RBI, Cameron Maybin had a hit and an RBI and Telis hit a double.  Realmuto hit a homerun and the Marlins were 5-11 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Realmuto had a passed ball. 

In the first Castro hit an RBI single, Realmuto reached on a fielding error and two runs scored to give the Marlins a 3-0 lead.  In the second Dietrich hit an RBI single to push the Marlins lead to 4-0.  In the fifth Realmuto hit a three-run homerun and it was 7-0 Marlins.  In the eighth Telis hit an RBI single and Maybin hit a sac fly to make it 9-0.  In the ninth Andujar hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 9-1 and that was the final score. 

The two teams split the two-game series.  The Yankees will be off on Wednesday and then will begin a four game set with the Toronto Blue Jays.   
 

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