Yankees Rewind: 9/19-9/25/22

Welcome back Sports fans! What a great Sunday Aaron Judge had. He ended up hitting two home runs, bringing his home run total to 59. Two away from typing Roger Maris’ record with 16 games remaining. It also brings the Yankees lead to 5 [1/2] games over the Toronto Blue Jays. Lets see what they do this week and hope that they bring that total up even more.

They had Monday September 19th off to rest and relax.

Tuesday September 20, 2022

Starting Pitcher- Nestor Cortes, Jr.

The New York Yankees took on the Pittsburgh Pirates for the first game of a quick two game set from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

In the top of the 4th inning, Greg Allen hit a sac fly to deep left field, scoring Diego Castillo and the Pirates led early 1-0.

In the bottom of the 5th inning, in his debut, Yankee centerfielder Harrison Bader hit an RBI single to left field scoring Oswaldo Cabrera tying the game at 1. Jose Trevino hit an RBI single to center field, scoring Bader and the Yankees took their first lead at 2-1.

The Pirates responded in the top of the 6th inning as Jason Delay hit an RBI double to left center field, scoring Oneil Cruz and Jack Suwinski. The Pirates took the lead back at 3-2.

In the bottom of the 6th inning, Bader hit a two run single to shallow right field, scoring Cabrera and Josh Donaldson. The Yankees led 4-3.

In the 7th inning, Bryan Reynolds hit a solo home run to right field and the game was knotted at 4.

Reynolds hit an RBI single to shallow infield, scoring Delay in the top of the 8th inning and the Pirates led 5-4. Rodolfo Castro hit a 3-run home-run to center field to increase the Pirates lead to 8-4.

Aaron Judge led off the bottom of the 9th inning with a solo home run to cut the deficit to 8-5. After the Yankees loaded up the bases, Giancarlo Stanton hit a walk off grand slam to give the team a 9-8 come from behind win over the Pirates in game 1.

Judge hit his 60th home run of the season. It also ties Babe Ruth’s record of 60 home runs.

Wednesday September 21, 2022

Starting Pitcher- Luis Severino

The New York Yankees faced the Pittsburgh Pirates for the final game of their 2 game set from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

In the bottom of the 1st inning, Oswaldo Cabrera hit a grand slam to right field and the Yankees led 4-0.

In the top of the 4th inning, Ke’Bryan Hayes hit an RBI sac fly to right field, scoring Rodolfo Castro and the score was 4-1.

In the bottom of the 5th inning, Gleyber Torres hit an RBI single to shallow left field, scoring Aaron Judge and the Yankees increased their lead to 5-1. Josh Donaldson hit an RBI double to deep center field, scoring Torres to make it 6-1, Bombers.

In the top of the 6th inning, Hayes hit an RBI single to shallow left field scoring Castro to cut the deficit to 6-2.

In the bottom of the 8th inning, Torres hit a solo home run to right field and the Yankees led 7-2. Cabrera hit an RBI double to center field, scoring Donaldson to increase the lead to 8-2. Harrison Bader hit a 2 run double to left field scoring Cabrera and Giancarlo Stanton to make it 10-2. Jose Trevino hit an RBI double, scoring Bader to make it 11-2, Yankees. Torres put the exclamation point on the game with a 3-run home-run and the Yankees won game 2, 14-2.

The Bombers swept the series 2-0.

While Judge didn’t hit a homerun tonight, he is also chasing the Triple Crown. His closest opponent is Boston Red Sox shortstop, Xander Bogaerts. Judge is leading Bogaerts by a decimal (.3170) to (.3166).

Not that anything is going to be determined by this series, the Yankees and Sox start a four-game stint Thursday in New York. It should be an exciting outing!

Thursday September 22, 2022

Starting Pitcher- Jameson Taillon

The New York Yankees faced the Boston Red Sox for the 1st game of a 4 game set from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

In the bottom of the 5th inning, Kyle Higashioka hit an RBI sac fly to center field scoring Oswaldo Cabrera and the Yankees led 1-0.

In the bottom of the 6th inning, Giancarlo Stanton hit a 2-run home-run to center field and the Yankees increased their lead to 3-0.

In the 7th inning, Triston Casas hit a solo home run to right field and the Yankees now lead 3-1. Reese McGuire hit a 3-run home-run to center field and the Red Sox went ahead 4-3.

The Yankees tied it in the bottom of the 8th inning off an RBI sac fly to center field from Harrison Bader, scoring Tim Locastro, knotting the score @ 4.

In the bottom of the 10th inning, Josh Donaldson hit a walk-off RBI single to left field, scoring Marwin Gonzalez and the Yankees stole game 1, 5-4.

With the win tonight, this is the 6th consecutive season that the Yankees clinch a postseason spot.

Friday September 23, 2022

Starting Pitcher- Gerrit Cole

The New York Yankees took on the Boston Red Sox for the 2nd game of their 4 game set from Yankee Stadium.

In the top of the 1st inning, Tommy Pham hit a solo home run to right field and the Red Sox led 1-0.

In the bottom of the 3rd inning, Aaron Hicks hit a solo home run to tie the game at 1.

In the bottom of the 5th inning, Hicks hit an RBI single to left field, scoring IKF and the Yankees were up 2-1. Gleyber Torres hit a 2 run double to left field on a throwing error by Pham, scoring Hicks and Marwin Gonzalez making it 4-1, Yankees.

In the top of the 6th inning, Alex Verdugo hit a 3-run home-run to center field and the game was tied at 4.

Jose Trevino hit an RBI single to shallow center field, scoring Harrison Bader and the Yankees took game 2, 5-4.

With the Tampa Bay Rays defeating the Toronto Blue Jays, the magic number for the Bombers to clinch the AL East Division Title is down to just 4 games.

Saturday September 24, 2022

Starting Pitcher- Domingo German

The New York Yankees took on the Boston Red Sox for game 3 of their 4 game set from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

In the bottom of the 1st inning, Gleyber Torres hit a solo home run to left field to put the Yankees up early 1-0.

In the top of the 2nd inning, Triston Casas hit a 2-run home-run to left field and the Red Sox took the lead 2-1. Reese McGuire hit a solo home run to right field and the Sox led 3-1.

In the bottom of the 2nd inning, IKF hit an RBI single to left field, scoring Oswaldo Cabrera and the Red Sox lead was cut to 3-2.

In the bottom of the 4th inning, Cabrera hit a 2-run home-run and the Yankees regained the lead 4-3.

In the bottom of the 5th inning, Josh Donaldson hit an RBI single to shallow infield, scoring Kyle Higashioka and the home team was up 5-3.

In the top of the 6th inning, Casas walked in a run to make it a 5-4 game.

In the top of the 7th inning, Alex Verdugo hit an RBI single to left field, scoring Abraham Almonte to knot the game at 5.

In the bottom of the 7th inning, Anthony Rizzo hit a 2-run home-run and the Yankees won game 3, 7-5.

This brings the Yankees record to 93-58. They lead the AL East Division.

Sunday September 25, 2022

Starting Pitcher- Nestor Cortes, Jr.

The New York Yankees took on the Boston Red Sox for the final game of their 4 game set from Yankee Stadium.

In the bottom of the 4th inning, Jose Trevino hit an RBI single to left field, scoring Oswaldo Cabrera and the Yankees led 1-0.

In the bottom of the 6th inning, Marwin Gonzalez reached on an error, scoring Aaron Hicks and the Yankees increased their margin to 2-0.

The rain suddenly started and the tarp came out for about a two-hour rain delay.

At about 10:55pm the Umps called the game and the Yankees won 2-0.

The Bombers won all four games and took the series from the Sox.

The Yankees will play a three-game series in Toronto starting Monday night and then return home for a three-game set against Baltimore.

Well, I hope I got you all caught up for the week.

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6 thoughts on “Yankees Rewind: 9/19-9/25/22

  1. Great article! Haven’t been watching much baseball this year but this gets me excited about it again. Go Yankees!

  2. Jamie’s recaps, insights and projections are beyond incredible. He’s missed his calling (albeit still very early in his carreer’s potential). I’m convinced his true shining is destined for commentary. And perhaps as a invited special quest commentator adding unparalleled perspective and insight to the sporting passion of his life. Very well done!! Now start that commentary carreer in tandem with your proven writing prowess.

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