Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Yankees Win Shootout in Detroit

Yankees vs Tigers Post Game Recap 8/8

Yankees were able to snap the Tigers 10 game home winning streaking beating Detroit in a shootout 12-8 in the third game of the series.

C.C Sabathia was as good as in his last start, but he was able to pick up his 12th win of the season. Sabathia only threw 94 pitches which is a rare thing to see Sabathia throw less than a 100 pitches in a game. C.C did go 6.2 innings allowing eight hits, one walk, five runs only three of which were earned, and had seven strikeouts.

David Robertson had a very bad inning of work allowing five hits, and three runs including a solo shot to Omar Infante.

Yankees bats were all clicking tonight as for the 4th time this season every starter got a hit, and for the first time this season 10 players got a hit.

Curtis Granderson after a tough first two games in Detroit Granderson was moved down to 6th in the order, and responded with a big game going 3 for 5 with a RBI single in the 1st inning, and a three-run homerun his 30th of the season in the 3rd inning.

Nick Swisher was moved back into his favorite spot in the order batting second, and went 2 for 3 with three walks, two runs scored, and a RBI.

Along with Granderson, Robinson Cano was able to have a three hit game going 3 for 5 with two runs scored , and a RBI in the 9th inning.

Mark Teixeira, and Eric Chavez both did there jobs in the middle of the order each going 2 for 4 with two RBIs, and a run scored.

The Yankees will look to split the series in the Motor City, as Hiroki Kuroda (10-8, 3.19) will face Doug Fister (6-7, 3.52).

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