It was a partly cloudy day with temperatures in the upper 70’s as the New York Yankees took to the field at Citizens’ Bank Park in Philadelphia to take on the Phillies. It was the last game of a short two-game series. The Yankees lost the first game last evening in the 10th inning 8-7. Today Domingo German faced the Phillies’ Aaron Nola. It would be a game with neither Aaron Judge (spasms) or Giancarlo Stanton (DH) would be in the Yankee’s lineup. The result was a 7-0 shutout by the Phillies.
In the first, Nola took the mound to face DJ LeMahieu singled to center to lead it off. Gleyber Torres hit into a double play. Rougie Odor ground out for a fast inning to Nola. Herrera led off the bottom by singling to left field off of Domingo German. Segura singled, driving Herrera to third with no outs. Realmuto singled driving in the first run of the game. Harper hit into a double play for two outs. Hoskins ground out to end the inning. Phillies 1 Yankees 0.
At the top of the second inning, Gio Urshela led off and slammed one to far-right Harper caught that. Gary Sanchez flew out to center. Miguel Andujar popped out to first for a 1-2-3 inning for Nola. At the bottom, McCutchen doubled over Andujar’s head. Bohm singled to right for men on the corners with no outs. Torreyes popped out to LeMahieu. Nola struck out on attempted bunts. Herrera doubled driving in McCutchen. Segura singled up the middle, driving in another two runs. While trying to keep Segura at first, the ball was thrown past DJ, and Segura when to third base. Realmuto ground out, but the Phillies got 3 more runs. Phillies 4 New York Yankees 1.
At the top of the third, with the Yankees behind by 3 runs, Brett Gardner went down swinging. Clint Frazier walked. Pitcher German struck out. LeMahieu struck out to end the half. Harper led off the bottom by grounding out. Hoskins struck out. McCutchen flew out to Gardner for German’s first 1-2-3 inning. Phillies 4 Yankees 1.
Gleyber Torres led off the fourth inning and went down looking. Odor went down swinging. Urshela ground out for another fast inning for Nola with only 44 pitches. At the bottom, Bohm hit out to Torres, who made an excellent throw to DJ. Torreyes popped out to Odor. Nola walked. Herrera flew out to Frazier in right. Phillies 4 Yankees 1.
The fifth inning was started by Gary Sanchez, who lined out to center. Andujar ground out to second base. Gardner ground out of eight Yankees in a row for Nola. At the bottom, Segura hit a long triple off a ball off the center-field wall. Realmuto singled. Harper singled to right. Hoskins, with two on and no outs, flew out. That was the day for German as he gave up the most hits of his career. McCutchen faced Wandy Peralta and doubled to far left, driving in two more Philly runs. Bohm ground out, but McCutchen moved to third. Torreyes flew out to Gardner, but the Phillies picked up another three runs. Phillies 7 Yankees 0.
The sixth inning was led off by Clint Frazier, who struck out. Chris Gittens pinch-hitting went down on strikes, still looking for his first major league hit. LeMahieu, with Nola at only 64 pitches, singled for his second hit of the game, the only hits by the Yankees. Torres swung and missed. At the bottom, Nola faced Lucas Luetge, and he helped his own cause by singling. Herrera struck out. Segura flew out to Gardner. Realmuto struck out to end the inning. Phillies 7 New York Yankees 0.
The seven-inning with Aaron Nola still on the mound, Rougie Odor, doubled for the first Yankees runner in scoring position. Urshela singled, but Odor got caught running from second for the first out. Not the first time the Yankees have got caught in a similar run down. Sanchez struck out swinging. Andujar went down to end the half. At the bottom, Harper ground out to short. Hoskins ground out to third. McCutchen walked off Luetge. Bohm flew out to Gardner in center. Phillies 7 Yankees 0.
Brett Gardner led off the eighth with Nola still on the mound, flew out to the warning track in right. Clint Frazier went down looking. Tyler Wade pinch hit and flew out for the final out of the half. Ronald Torreyes led off the bottom by grounding out to second against Jonathan Loaisiga. Matt Joyce struck out. Herrera ground out to first for a 1-2-3 inning for Loaisiga. Phillies 7 New York Yankees 0.
With last licks for the New York Yankees, DJ LeMahieu took to the plate and line drove directly to first. Torres doubled to left field. Odor struck out. Gio Ushela was the last hope for the Yankees, and he struck out. The final score was the Philadelphia Phillies 7 and the New York Yankees 0. The winner was Aaron Nola, and the loser was Domingo German.