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Aaron Judge, Trent Grisham hit clutch HRs, Yankees beat Dodgers 6-4 to avoid sweep

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Aaron Judge, Trent Grisham hit clutch HRs, Yankees beat Dodgers 6-4 to avoid sweep

He yankees They powered their way to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep.

Here are some conclusions…

Oswaldo Cabrera he started the scoring in the bottom of the third with a solo home run to right field off the Dodgers ace. Tyler Glasnow, giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead. After two quick exits, Alex Verdugo doubled to keep the entry alive. Aaron judge He arrived with a deep line to the center and received help from Andy Pages who played the ball a little badly, to make the game 2-0.

luis gil bested most of the Dodgers lineup twice, including strikeouts by Mookie Betting and Shohei Ohtani, before running into trouble in the top of the fifth inning. Gil allowed a one-out double to Pages and a single to Gavin Lux, but then recorded a strikeout for number two. Betts then doubled in his third at bat to tie the game 2-2. Gil avoided further damage by getting Ohtani to fly to left field for the third out.

– After two quick outs to start the sixth, Gil gave up a solo home run to Teoscar Hernandez (their third in the series after Saturday’s two) and the Dodgers took a 3-2 lead.

Gil’s night came to an end after the home run, as he allowed three runs on five hits with five strikeouts and one walk in 96 pitches and 5.2 IP. The young star’s ERA increased from 1.82 to 2.04 after the departure.

– Verdugo and Judge hit consecutive singles in the bottom of the sixth, and after Giancarlo Stanton struck out, Trent Grisham He crushed a three-run homer off Glasnow to give the Yankees a 5-3 lead. Glasnow allowed another single, but then struck out. DJ LeMahieu and Cabrera to stop the bleeding.

Luke Weaver He allowed a double to Ohtani in the eighth, and advanced to third on Freddie Freeman’s groundout. Weaver then let a sack fly to Will Smith, when Judge’s throw from right nearly put Ohtani home, but the Dodgers made it a one-run game, losing 5-4. The reliever then struck out batter Hernández for the third out.

– Judge put his stamp on the series in the bottom of the eighth with a monster home run to left field, giving the Yankees a 6-4 lead. It was his MLB-leading 24th home run of the year.

Holmes Clay He allowed two two-out singles in the top of the ninth, but struck out Betts on a slider to end the game and give the Yankees the victory.

Game MVP: Aaron Judge

Judge’s home run in the eighth sealed the game for the Yankees and helped the team avoid a sweep. It was the slugger’s 281st career home run, two more than any other player in MLB history in his first 1,000 games… And this was his 902nd career game (h/ t Sarah Langs).


Next calendar

The Yankees will travel to Kansas City and begin a four-game series with the Royals on Monday at 8:10 p.m.

left handed Carlos Rodón (8-2, 3.08 ERA) will start for NY, while the veteran Seth Lugo (9-1, 2.13 ERA) will take the mound for KC.

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