Craig Kimbrel came on in the ninth to closed out his 32nd save of the season. “To start this season late, to kind of go from where I was to where I am it’s an honor for me to be a part of this club”.
Thursday night saw the Yankees win the opener of the four-game series by a count of 6-2.
MILWAUKEE – Zach Davies won his 16th game to tie Arizona’s Zack Greinke for the most victories in the majors, Jonathan Villar homered and Milwaukee beat Washington.
I digested what he had to say and re-checked the box score. If a point guard is suddenly guarding a power forward because of a switch, we all know who’s getting the next pass. After two sharp starts, he was tagged for a career-worst 10 runs by the Red Sox on August 12. Sabathia wears a brace on his right knee after undergoing surgery a year ago.
“I didn’t prove nothing”, he said.
He deserved every bit of the expectations and praise heaped on him. “You see it in his body language, you see it in his attack plan”. The Yankees are now losing 2-1.
Pomeranz has been pretty solid lately, following up 8.2 innings of no-earned, eight-hit ball with three earned on seven hits in 6.0 innings in Toronto his last time out.
Meanwhile, the Yankees are 4-1 in the last five Saturday games and 2-5 in their last seven during game three of a series.
However, Doug Fister has been worse.
Benintendi has five homers in Yankee Stadium this year, making him the second Red Sox player to hit at least five homers in NY during a single season.
Sabathia will not be facing Rice, a Hall of Fame outfielder who retired in 1989. At the minor league level Lin’s split time between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket this season, hitting.267 with seven home runs, 28 runs batted in and a.745 OPS.
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On Aug. 22, facing AL Central-leading Cleveland, Fister gave up a leadoff home run to Francisco Lindor and then finished with a complete-game one-hitter. Overall he is 10-10 with a 4.69 ERA and 155K. Against Boston this season he is 4-0 with a 1.04 ERA.
If the Yankees drop another game to the Red Sox this weekend, their dreams of winning the American League East will be all but toast.
After Aaron Hicks (2 for 4) lined into a double play started by Rodriguez, the slugging Sanchez drove a game-tying, solo homer to right.
“He has been at the dentist since 7 o’clock this morning and did not sleep much last night, so we had to go a different route”, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said of Castro Saturday.