Major League Baseball Fantasy Draft News
September 5th 2015
Yankees Even in the Loss Column with the Blue Jays after Friday Win
The New York Yankees built on an early 3-0 lead on their way to a 5-2 victory against Tampa Bay on Friday Night. The Yankees made the most of their four hits in the game and the starting pitching was good too. The Yankees power was on display with three homers in victory.
The New York young starter had a good outing and got some run support for his effort. Severino went 6 1/3rd innings and allowed just one earned run and seven hits. The run was scored on a home run by Evan Longoria. In his six starts Severino is 3-2 with an ERA of 2.04 and WHIP of 1.19. He has allowed one earned run or fewer in four of his six starts. The 6 1/3rd innings Severino worked on Friday night was his longest stint as a Yankees.
The Yankees catcher had a home run in the win and walked twice. McCann has struggled for the month of September going 3 for 16.
ARod had a home run and two RBIs in the victory. He had a poor month of August. Rodriguez is trying to break a slump and bounced back with a .286 batting average in his past seven days.
The 22 year old first baseman is playing for injured Mark Teixeira. He slugged his fourth home run in 19 games with the Yankees on Friday night. Bird is hitting .318 over his past seven days.
Blue Jays Get Blown Out At Home- Sit Tied in Loss Column With Yanks
Toronto was the victim of big innings by Baltimore as the Orioles pushed across four runs in both the sixth and eighth inning. It was a rough night on the hill for Drew Hutchison and reliever Bo Schultz as the Orioles won by the score of 10-2.
The 25 year old had a bad start on Friday night as he surrendered six earned runs and nine hits pitching five innings. Hutchison allowed three homers to Orioles batters. This broke a winning streak of four games for Hutchison. Toronto had been 7-0 in his previous seven starts.
In just 1/3rd of an inning Shultz was lit up for four earned runs with three hits and a walk.
It was a 3 hit game for Colabello in a losing effort. He leads the everyday hitters with a .330 batting average with 13 homers and 49 RBIs.
The Blue Jays catcher had two hits on Friday and has multiple hits in two of his past three games. On the season Martin is batting .244 with 17 homers and 56 RBIs.
The centerfielder of Toronto had two hits on Friday night. He has multiple hits in four of his past nine games. On the year Pillar is batting .264 with nine homers and 45 RBIs.
The former Oakland Athletics drew the 0 for 4 on Friday. Still he has been hot with a .458 batting average with ten RBIs over his past seven days. On the season Donaldson has 36 homers and 112 RBIs for this hot hitting Toronto Blue Jays team.
The Toronto DH was cooled off on Friday night with a 0 for 3. Despite a poor night Encarnacion is still batting .421 over his past seven days with four homers and 12 RBIs. He has put up some impressive powers numbers in 2015 with 30 homers and 92 RBIs season to date.