Atlanta 4, NY Yankees 3

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:05 PM
Location - Yankee Stadium
Temperature - 72°
Umpires - Home Plate - Greg Gibson, First Base - Gerry Davis, Second Base - Phil Cuzzi, Third Base - Manny Gonzalez,
Attendance - 41219

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Atlanta 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 7 2
NY Yankees 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 36-32 15-17 21-15 W1
NY Yankees 41-26 20-13 21-13 L1

Recap

Braves 4, Yankees 3: Andrelton Simmons drove in two runs and Jason Heyward added two hits and an RBI as visiting Atlanta snapped New York’s 10-game winning streak.

Chipper Jones doubled in a run for the Braves, who snapped a three-game slide and won for the second time in the last nine games.

Tim Hudson (5-3) struggled through five innings, issuing five walks and three runs - two earned. Three relievers bridged the gap to Craig Kimbrel, who worked a 1-2-3 ninth for his 20th save.

The Yankees grabbed a 2-0 lead in the second, when Nick Swisher sent a double to deep center to score Mark Teixeira and Raul Ibanez. Swisher was making his return to the starting lineup after suffering a bone bruise on in his left thigh on Saturday and went 2-for-3.

Atlanta got a run back in the third on Simmons’ RBI groundout and took the lead in the fourth. Jones tied it with an RBI double and Simmons struck again two batters later, sending a single to shallow center that scored Freddie Freeman.

Jones was about to score on the play as well, but Heyward was thrown out at third base for the third out, just a step in front of Jones hitting home plate.

The Braves gave the tying run away in the bottom of the frame, committing two errors that allowed a run to cross.

Heyward’s RBI single off Hiroki Kuroda (6-7) in the sixth proved to be the game-winning run.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Yankees RH David Aardsma made his first rehab appearance in his return from Tommy John surgery on Tuesday, tossing a scoreless inning for the Gulf Coast Yankees. … Braves RH Brandon Beachy (elbow) will meet with Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday. An MRI exam revealed a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament on Monday. … The Yankees have not won 11 straight since 1985.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Atlanta   NY Yankees
Tim Hudson Player Hiroki Kuroda
Win W/L Loss
5.0 IP 7.0
5 Strikeouts 6
4 Hits 6
3.60 ERA 5.14
Hitting
Atlanta   NY Yankees
Jason Heyward Player Nick Swisher
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 2
0 HR 0
4 TB 3
.667 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Atlanta 7 0 11 .212 7 8 4 3 0 2
NY Yankees 5 0 7 .156 19 8 2 6 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • NY Yankees will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Yankees have a W/L % of .619 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against NY Yankees. The Braves have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .455 after a loss.