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Giancarlo Stanton blasts another homer in Yankees’ 11-5 win over Royals

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Giancarlo Stanton blasts another homer in Yankees' 11-5 win over Royals

He yankees He hit three more home runs and scored double-digit runs for the second straight game in beating the Royals, 11-5, on Wednesday night in Kansas City.

-The Yankees entered Wednesday’s game with the MLB lead in runs in the first inning and increased it with a six-point lead against the Royals’ opener. Dan Altavilla. The big hits were a two-run single from Alex Verdugo with the bases loaded, and a three-run explosion from Jose Trevino to put the Yankees up 6-0 after one. The Yankees now have 57 runs in the first inning this season.

Through the first three games of this series, the Yankees scored 10 runs in the first inning.

-After going 0-for-14 in the Dodgers series, Giancarlo Stanton He hit his second home run in as many days. On Wednesday, Stanton launched a 449-foot home run over the fence in left-center field. The slugger finished 2-for-5 and now has 17 home runs this season.

On Tuesday, the Yankees hit three home runs (Stanton, Aaron judge and austin wells) and they did it again on Wednesday. Treviño, Stanton and Gleyber Torres‘ A three-run shot in the seventh gave the Yankees a trifecta.

Cody Poteet He was on the mound for the Yankees and pitched another solid game. The right-hander allowed two runs, four hits and three walks in 5.1 innings (88 pitches/52 strikes). He also struck out two batters. In four starts this season, Poteet has not allowed more than two runs in any game.

After Poteet, the bullpen was shaky. Combining Ian Hamilton and Tommy Kahnle He allowed three runs to score in the seventh and could have been more if not for a nice catch by Judge to end the inning.

While the other home runs ended up being important, Treviño’s three-run shot to put the Yankees up 6-0 gave them the breathing room they needed.

The Yankees conclude their four-game series with the Royals on Thursday afternoon. The first launch is scheduled for 2:10 p.m.

Nestor Cortes (3-5, 3.68 ERA) is on the Yankees’ mound. the Royals will have Alec Marsh (5-3, 4.05 ERA) in the hit for Kansas City.

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