Castro had another great game where he went 3-5 with 3 RBIs. Didi also had a 2 run shot to help ignite the offense. Montgomery went just 4.2 innings but had a pretty good outing. And Chad Green continued doing Chad Green things.
Huge series for the Yankees. They needed to, the very least, split the series if they wanted to keep their AL East hopes alive and they did more than that, they won the series by taking 3 out of 4. Beautiful pitching. Beautiful offense. All of it came together for the Yankees to beat their rivals. I recap Game 2, 3, and 4 of the series in this one. Game 1 is the episode right before this one.
First game of a very important 4 game set against the Red Sox went in favor of the Yankees. Sanchez gave the Yankees the early 2-1 lead and then Bird added some insurance runs thanks to another homer and some clutch hitting. CC was dominating against the Red Sox as always.
Doubleheaders should usually be a split. Not in this one though, as the Yankees dropped the first one 2-1 and the second one 9-4. Pitching was really good in the first one, not so much in the second one. Offense wasn't great in either one. I still take out some positives that I think are encouraging, especially from Bird and Hicks. Plus, I talk about some of Judge's struggles.
Severino allowed 3 solo shots, and the bullpen allowed a couple of runs, which gave Cleveland the 6-2 win. Plus the offense wasn't really present but that's mostly because Kluber was dominating.
All three Yankees starter went 7 innings. All three allowed just one run. Beautiful pitching is beautiful. Also, Castro and Bird are back in the lineup. That's also a beautiful sight. Yankees had a chance to sweep, since the first one was within reach, but unfortunately they dropped that one 2-1 in extra innings. But then dominated Saturday and Sunday. I recap all three games, and a bit more, in this Pinstripes Recap.
What a crazy and messy game! Wasn't an easy one, but definitely entertaining. I break down everything that happened - why the fights started and how they could've been avoided.
Once again the offense dominated and scored 10 runs in this one after scoring 13 the night before. Sanchez with another homerun. Torreyes with a 4-4 night. Severino with 6.2 innings pitched and just 1 run allowed. Amazing all around.
What a beautiful game. Tanaka completely dominated. The defense behind him was great. But the real story of the game was the offense, scoring 13 runs on 16 hits. Sanchez with 2 homeruns. Hicks with a homerun. Gardner and Todd with triples. Etc etc..a lot of good things to cover in this one!
Almost a Deja Vu here. Last weekend the Yankees dropped 2 out of 3 against the Red Sox. They did so again this weekend. At least the one they won was in the middle of the three, it makes it seem less...painful.
I recap the whole series in this episode and explain how things went down. Specially why Friday's game was winnable and how they let it slip. Plus I rant a little bit about Judge. And give updates on Tanaka, Bird, Holliday, and Castro.