Welcome back sports fans! It’s time to welcome the Tampa Bay Rays to Yankee Stadium.
Monday August 15, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Gerrit Cole
The Tampa Bay Rays took on the New York Yankees for the first game of their three game set from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
It was scoreless until the top of the 4th inning when Isaac Paredes hit an RBI single to left field, scoring David Peralta, to put Tampa up 1-0.
In the top of the 9th inning, Jose Siri hit an RBI single to center field scoring Roman Quinn and the Rays led 2-0.
The Rays would add two more runs in the inning, as Yandy Diaz hit a 2 run single to right field scoring Siri and Taylor Walls.
Tampa took game 1 over the Yankees 4-0.
The Yankees are now 2-10 in their last 12 games and have back-to-back shut out losses for the first time since September 2016.
Tuesday August 16, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Nestor Cortes Jr.
The Tampa Bay Rays took on the New York Yankees for the second game of their three game set from Yankee Stadium.
Randy Arozarena hit a 3-run home-run to left field in the top of the first inning to put the Rays up 3-0.
The Yankees got on the board in the bottom of the 5th inning as Miguel Andujar reached on an error, scoring Andrew Benintendi.
That would be the last run of the game.
The Rays took game 2, 3-1, and the series.
I heard that Manager Aaron Boone was going to make some changes for tomorrow nights game. Let’s hope he does some magic and brings us a win!
This is now the 5th straight series loss for the Yankees since 2005.
Wednesday August 17, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Domingo German
Well it looks like Aaron Boone did make some changes to the roster. He brought up Osweldo Cabrera (utility), Estevan Florial (outfielder), and Ron Marinaccio (pitcher), now let’s see if it is going to help the Yankees win.
The Tampa Bay Rays took on the New York Yankees for the final game of their three game set from Yankee Stadium.
The game was scoreless until the top of the 3rd inning when Yandy Diaz doubled to left field scoring Jose Siri to put Tampa Bay up 1-0.
In the top of the 5th inning, Diaz hit a two run double to left field scoring Francisco Mejia and Siri to make it 3-0 Rays.
Harold Reynolds hit a solo home run to left field in the top of the 6th inning to put Tampa Bay up 4-0.
Gleyber Torres hit a 2-run home-run in the bottom of the 6th inning and the game was now 4-2.
The game was delayed about an hour due to southern tier rain.
In the bottom of the seventh inning, Aaron Judge walked in a run scoring Jose Trevino to make it a one run game at 4-3.
Anthony Rizzo tied the game at 4 in the bottom of the 8th inning with a solo home run and Yankee Stadium was brought back to life.
In the top of the 10th inning, Meja hit a bases clearing double to give the Rays a 7-4 lead with the Yankees still to bat in the bottom half of the inning.
With the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, Josh Donaldson hit a walk off grand slam and the Yankees won the final game of the series 8-7.
This was the Yankees 13th walk-off win of the year! (But I think it was the rain delay that helped them win the game, lol…)
Thursday August 18, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Frankie Montas
The New York Yankees stayed at home to face another AL East Rival the Toronto Blue Jays for the first game of their four game set from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
In the top of the 2nd inning, Santiago Espinal reached on a fielder’s choice, scoring Teoscar Hernandez to put Toronto up 1-0. George Springer hit an RBI single to shallow center field, scoring Espinal putting the Jays up 2-0. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a 3-run home-run to right field, for a 5-0 cushion.
DJ LeMahieu hit an RBI single to shallow infield in the bottom of the third inning scoring Jose Trevino to put the Yankees on the board at 5-1. Aaron Judge reached on a fielder’s choice to third base, scoring Estevan Florial to make it a 5-2 game.
Alejandro Kirk hit an RBI double to deep left field, scoring Guerrero Jr. and the Blue Jays led 6-2.
The Blue Jays put the game away in the top of the 7th inning as Kirk hit a sac fly to deep right field scoring Springer and Toronto now led 7-2. Tesoscar Hernandez hit a 2 run double to deep left field, scoring Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Guerrero, Jr.
The Blue Jays won the first game over the Yankees 9-2.
Shouts go out to Yankees Rookie Oswaldo Cabrera on recording his first 2 hits as a Major Leaguer.
Friday August 19, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Jameson Taillion
The Toronto Blue Jays took on the New York Yankees for the second game of their four set game from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. The game was scoreless until the top of the third inning when Lourdes Gurriel Jr. grounded out to shortstop, scoring Whit Merrifield and the Blue Jays took a 1-0 lead.
In the top of the 4th inning, Teoscar Hernanadez hit a 2 run homer to center field to increase Toronto’s lead to 3-0.
The Blue Jays put the game away in the top of the 9th inning off a sac-fly from right center scoring Matt Chapman and the Blue Jays took game 2, 4-0.
This brings the Yankees record to 9-19 since the All-Star Break.
Saturday August 20, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Gerrit Cole
The Toronto Blue Jays took on the New York Yankees for the third game of their four game set from Yankee Stadium.
Estevan Florial hit an RBI single to left field in the bottom of the 2nd inning, scoring Jose Trevino and the Yankees went ahead first 1-0.
In the top of the 5th inning, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a 2 run double to deep left field, scoring Danny Jansen and Santiago Espinal, putting the Blue Jays up 2-1. Alejandro Kirk hit a two run double to deep center, scoring Bradley Jr. and Raimel Tapia to extend the Jays led to 4-1.
In the bottom of the 8th inning, Gleyber Torres hit a solo home run to right field, cutting the lead to 4-2. The Blue Jays put the game away in the top of the 9th inning as Matt Chapman hit a solo home run to center field and the Jays won the game 5-2.
The Blue Jays took the game and the series from the Yankees.
The Yankees have only scored 21 runs in their last 11 games.
Sunday August 21, 2022
Starting Pitcher- Nestor Cortes
Welcome fans, today was Paul O’Neill Day in the Bronx. The New York Yankees organization came out and retired O’Neill’s number before the start of the Blue Jays/Yankees game.
#21 was being retired and being put up on the Yankees ring of honor. No team has retired more players than the New York Yankees. He is the 24th player to have his number retired.
All of these former teammates showed up to celebrate with O’Neill and his family; Tino Martinez, Bernie Williams Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, and Mariano Rivera.
The New York Yankees organization celebrated with class as the whole stadium enjoyed the ceremony.
So now on to the game. In the bottom of the 1st inning, DJ LeMahieu hit an RBI single to shallow left field, scoring Anthony Rizzo and the Yankees led 1-0.
The Blue Jays would knot the game at 1 in the top of the third inning on a solo home run from Whit Merrifield.
The Yankees regained the lead 2-1 in the bottom of the third inning, as DJ LeMahieu hit another RBI single to shallow left field, scoring Andrew Benintendi.
In the top of the 7th inning, Jackie, Bradley Jr. walked in a run to tie the game at 2.
After a sac bunt by Marwin Gonzalez, Andrew Benintendi hit a 2-run home-run in the bottom of the seventh, and the Yankees finally pick up a win 4-2 over the Jays at home.
THE YANKEES FINALLY PICK UP A WIN AT HOME !!!
Well, that is it for my Yankees Rewind. I hope that it has got you all caught up for the week. See ya back next week!
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