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Carlos Rodon tosses seven strong innings in Yankees’ 4-2 win over Royals

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Carlos Rodon tosses seven strong innings in Yankees' 4-2 win over Royals

He yankees scored in the first inning and led the entire game, beating the Kansas City Royals, 4-2, on Monday night.

Here are some conclusions…

– In his first at-bat after a three-game absence, juan soto singled up the middle against the Royals starter Seth Lugo. He then advanced to second position Gleyber Torres‘ single and turned around to score Alex Verdugo‘s single to left field, giving the Yankees an early 1-0 lead. DJ LeMahieu He delivered a perfect sacrifice bunt for Torres to score and go up 2-0.

Carlos Rodón He went the first three innings without allowing a hit. Rodón received help from the right fielder. Jahmai Jones, who kept the Royals with a catch against the wall to end the third inning. The left-hander needed just six pitches to overcome KC’s order in the fourth, thanks to a fly ball and two ground balls.

Jose Trevino made the game 4-0 with his second hit of the night in the fourth inning, this time a two-out single to center, driving in LeMahieu and Trent Grisham. New York was close to adding more to the frame, but Antonio Volpe fly out to right with runners on the corners to end the scoring opportunity.

– Rodón’s no-no was broken in the top of the fifth, when he allowed a leadoff single to Nelson Velazquez and an infield single for Nick Loftin. He then worked out some kinks and hit a double play and a fly ball to end the inning.

He allowed two singles in the bottom of the seventh and had Freddy Fermin until his last strike with two outs, but allowed a single to center, as the Royals got on the board to make the game 4-1. After a visit to the mound, Rodon got MJ Melendez to shift into second gear to stop the damage. He finished after seven strong innings, allowing one run on five hits with three strikeouts in 103 pitches.

Ian Hamilton came in to pitch the eighth inning and allowed an RBI double with two outs to Bobby Whit Jr. so that the game was 4-2. The reliever struck out Salvador Perez to keep leadership intact. Michael Tonkin He replaced Hamilton in the ninth and earned his first save of the year after 17 pitches.

MVP of the match: Carlos Rodón

The left-hander improved to 9-2 on the season and lowered his ERA to 2.93. Since he allowed six runs on May 2 in a loss to the Baltimore Orioles, Rodon has gone 7-0 and pitched to a 2.28 ERA and 0.85 WHIP.


Next calendar

The Yankees continue a four-game series against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday at 8:10 p.m.

Marcos Stromman (5-2, 3.04 ERA) will be the starter for NY and will face RHP. singer brady (4-2, 2.76 ERA) for KC.

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