Enhanced Box Score: Yankees 8, Cubs 0 - June 11, 2022

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Enhanced Box Score: Yankees 8, Cubs 0 – June 11, 2022

Chicago Cubs

At least it wasn’t a frustrating extra-innings loss? … is an embarrassing blowout better?

Facing this year’s Yankees at Yankee Stadium is a tough enough assignment for any pitcher. For an inexperienced two-pitch pitcher? It’s really, really tough. And when that pitcher doesn’t have his best command, it’s toast.

So it was for Matt Swarmer tonight, who had way too many belt-high pitches over the middle, and also way too many non-competitive balls. It was the kind of night that leads to history:

The Yankees were really just rubbing it in, since only one of those homers was necessary to win the game. The Cubs’ offense was utterly punchless.

Including this sad bit …

Full box score.



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.