Welcome back Sports fans, while the Yankees enjoyed their 4th of July off, now it’s time to get back to business and travel to Pittsburgh, PA to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates @ PNC Park.
Tuesday July 5, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Jameson Taillon
The Yankees road trip continued for the first of two games against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. The Pirates got on the board first with Daniel Vogelbach hitting a 392 ft. solo shot for a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the 2nd inning. Pittsburgh added on to it’s lead on a two run homer from Jack Suwinski to make it 3-0. Ben Gamel hit an RBI double scoring Oneil Cruz and the score was 4-0 after 4 innings of play.
In the top of the 5th inning, Aaron Judge broke the shutout with an RBI single scoring IKF to make a 4-1 Pirates lead. Cruz hit a sacrifice fly to left field scoring Suwinski, bringing the Pirates lead to 5-1 after 6 innings. The Yankees scored the final run of the night, as Matt Carpenter singled to right center, scoring Gleyber Torres. The Pirates took the first game at home 5-2.
The Yanks and the Pirates will take the field for the last game of a quick series tomorrow at 7:05pm at PNC Park in downtown Pittsburgh.
The Yankees will be looking to avoid a 3 game losing streak.
Wednesday July 6, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Luis Severino
After a 1-hour and 9 minute rain delay, the Yankees wrapped up their quick 2 game road trip with the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
DJ LeMahieu hit a two run single bringing in Joey Gallo and IKF as the Yanks started off with a 2-0 lead in the top of the 5th inning. New York would add on to its lead in the top of the 6th inning as Josh Donaldson belted a solo home run 417 ft. to left field to increase the lead to 3-0.
Gallo hit a solo home run and the Yankees back-back shots gave them a 4-0 lead. In the top of the 7th inning, Kyle Higashioka knocked the ball out of the park 420 ft. bringing the score to 5-0 after 7 innings.
Aaron Judge hit a grand slam in the beginning of the 8th inning (and that’s why you resign him) and Donaldson hit a sac fly to center scoring Aaron Hicks.
With The Bombers up 10-0 in the top of the ninth inning, Hicks hit the second-grand slam of the evening and Giancarlo Stanton blasted another solo home run to give New York a 15-0 lead. Higashioka drove in the final run for the Yankees with a single to center.
The Yanks finished the game with 22 hits, 6 homers and avoided a 3 game losing streak with a big 16-0 win.
Thursday July 7, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Gerrit Cole
The New York Yankees faced their arch division rival, (and mine) the Boston Red Sox. They played Game 1 of a 4 game series @ Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
In the top of the third inning, Josh Donaldson hit a grand slam with Aaron Hicks hitting a back-to-back solo home run to put the Yankees up 5-0 early.
The Red Sox would then try to a make a rally. Gerrit Cole’s kryptonite Rafael Devers hit a two-run home-run to make it a 5-2 game after 3 innings of play.
In the top of the 5th inning, Jose Trevino hit an RBI double, scoring Aaron Hicks and the Yankees led 6-2.
Devers then hit a 3 run homer to make the score 6-5. This would make it a one run game and the Red Sox grounded out to end the game.
The Yankees snag game 1 away, 6-5 from the Sox.
The Yanks now have 13 sets of back-to-back home runs this season. 1 shy of their record of 14.
Friday July 8, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Nester Cortês, Jr.
The New York Yankees faced the Red Sox again for game 2 of their 4 game set at Fenway Park. Gleyber Torres started the scoring in the top of the first inning with an RBI single to put the Yankees ahead 1-0. Josh Donaldson added on with a 3 run homer and the score was 4-0 after the top of the 1st inning.
The Red Sox put 2 on the board in the bottom of the first inning as Christian Vazquez belted a 2 run double to cut the Yanks lead to 4-2. The Yankees would add to their lead in the top of the 2nd inning as Matt Carpenter hit an RBI double to make the score, 5-2 Yanks.
Joey Gallo hit a 2 run triple and was thrown out at home plate trying to go for an inside-the-park 3 run home run. Still, New York’s lead increased to 7-2 . In the top of the fourth inning, the Yankees offense poured it on as Carpenter belted a solo home run and Donaldson scored on a throwing error from Vazquez, making the score 9-2.
The Red Sox tried to begin a rally as Trevor Story and Bobby Dalbec hit back-to-back home runs and the Sox cut the deficit to 9-4 after four innings of play. Rob Refsnyder scored on a ground out to third from Xander Bogaerts and it was suddenly 9-5 after 6 innings of play.
The Yankees would put the game away scoring 3 runs and won the second game of the series 12-5.
Carpenter has really been an asset to the Yankees line-up, as he has hit 9 home runs in only 15 starts for the Bronx Bombers.
Saturday July 9, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Jordan Montgomery
The New York Yankees remained in Boston to take on the Red Sox for game 3 of the 4 game set.
Bobby Dalbec hit an RBI single in the bottom of the 2nd inning scoring Xander Bogaerts and the Red Sox led first 1-0. Aaron Hicks tied the game in the top of the 5th inning with a solo shot knotting the score @1-1. Anthony Rizzo doubled to deep right center and Josh Donaldson singled to center, bringing the Yankees lead to 3-1 after the top of the sixth inning.
The Sox earned one back in the bottom of the 6th inning as ex-Yankee Rob Refsynder homered 436 ft. to left field and the Yankees lead was cut to 3-2. Alex Verdugo tied the game for Boston in the bottom of the 8th inning with a single to left scoring Jeter Downs.
The game went into extra innings and things got hectic. The Yankees took a 5-3 lead in the top of the 10th inning. Aaron Judge doubled scoring Jose Trevino and Rizzo doubled to right scoring Judge.
The Sox had a chance to walk-it-off in the bottom of the 10th inning and shock the 1st place New York Yankees. Downs made the score 5-4 with an RBI single, scoring Jarren Duran for the Red Sox. Verdugo sealed the game with a 2 run single scoring Refsnyder and Downs.
The Red Sox stun the Yankees in an exciting finish, with a walk-off come-from-behind win in extra innings, 6-5.
Sunday July 10, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Jameson Taillon
The New York Yankees faced the Boston Red Sox in the final game of their 4 game series from Fenway Park in Boston. In the top of the 1st inning, Giancarlo Stanton blasted a 2 run home run 393 ft. to put the Yankees up early 2-0.
In the top of the 2nd inning, Jose Trevino hit an RBI single, but was thrown out attempting to advance to second. Matt Carpenter scored the run and the Yankees lead 3-0. IKF hit an RBI single to center, scoring Aaron Hicks and the lead increased to 4-0. The Sox would have their turn in the bottom of the second as Franchy Cordero drilled a 2 run home run that traveled 421 ft. The score was now 4-2 Yankees after 2 innings of play.
In the top of the 3rd inning, Carpenter belted his own 2 run shot traveling 390 ft., and New York lead 6-2. The Sox tallied one in the bottom of the 3rd inning, as Christian Vazquez hit a solo shot 379 ft. The Yanks lead was cut to 6-3 after 3 innings.
The Sox rallied in the bottom of the 5th inning as Vazquez doubled off the green monster scoring Jackie Bradley Jr to make it a 6-4 game. JD Martinez tied the score at 6-6 with one swing of the bat and a two run shot.
In the bottom of the 6th inning, the Sox took the lead 7-6. Jeter Downs grounded into a fielders choice, scoring Trevor Story as Rob Refsnyder was thrown out at second.
The Sox pulled away in the bottom of the 7th inning with Story’s 3 run double to bring the score to 10-6 Red Sox. Codero bunted and brought in a run to increase the Boston lead to 11-6 after 7 innings.
The Red Sox won over the Yankees 11-6 to split the four game series 2-2.
We will see the Red Sox again next week. They will visit Yankee Stadium for a 3 game home-stand beginning on Friday July 15, 2022.
Well, that’s it for my Yankees Rewind this week. I hope that I brought you up to date.
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