aaron judge hit a game-tying homer and Anthony Volpe had his first career walk-off as Yankees came back to beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Tuesday night in the Bronx.
Here are some takeaways…
, gerrit cole Tuesday’s game came two strikeouts away from 2000 for his career, but he’ll have trouble getting them quickly. After getting two quick pop outs, Cole went Anthony Santander And Ryan Mountcastle After being ahead in the count. adam frasier Lined up a 2-2 slider aaron judge, who reached for the ball but it bounced off the edge of MVP’s glove. Cole would limit the loss to those two runs, getting a lineout after 27 pitches to end the top half of the first.
The Yes broadcast showed Cole looking at his thumb on his throwing hand pregame, which may have been the reason. However, he would bounce back in the second inning, going 1–2–3 with two strikeouts, including 2000th of his career.
Cole would rattle off a pair of solo shots (Cedric Mullins, Gunnar Henderson) in this one, but he could not get out of the sixth inning after giving up back-to-back singles after the Yankees tied the game 4–4. ron marinasio Came in relief and after the strikeout, gave up an infield single. A fielder’s choice allowed the Orioles to take a 5–4 lead. After walking to load the bases, Marinasio called for Mullins to fly out to eliminate the threat.
Cole’s final line: 5+ IP (99 pitches/63 strikeouts), six hits, five runs, three walks, two strikeouts.
-Yankees’ offense was held in check by Orioles starter kyle bradish Right from the beginning. in addition to a harrison bader Solo shot in the fourth, the Yankees didn’t get that big a hit. However, after back-to-back singles Osvaldo Cabrera And gleiber torres lead, Anthony Rizzo A Judge followed a lineout with a double to plate one and cut the deficit to 4–2., Dj Lemahieu The second run singled in, and Bader drove in the tying run on a sac fly.
New York would have a chance to tie the game in the seventh with Baltimore’s stud reliever, yenier canoe On the mound They would put the men out with a single when Lemahieu attempted a suicide squeeze. The first attempt went foul, but the second bunt went straight to Cano, who drove it home to score Torres. Bader would ground out to end the Yankee threat. The Yankees have had seven base-running outs at home this season, third most with the A’s in MLB — behind the Rangers and Pirates, who have nine each.
Down 5-4 in the ninth inning, and with the top of the lineup at the plate, Torres led off with a strikeout. Judge, down 0–2, launched a splitter into the left-side seats above the plate to tie the game at 5–5.
Michael King, who worked a shutout ninth, had a 10th inning to give the Yankees a chance to win it. Badr is running a pinch Isiah Kiner-Falefa third with a groundout and after an intentional walk Willie Calhoun, Volpe hit a sac fly to score the winning run. Volpe went 0-for-4 but had his first career walk-off.
– Tuesday was Judge’s first game since Saturday, and his first since winning AL Player of the Week honors where he hit .500. .611 OBP, with five homers and 11 RBI. However, the Orioles held Judge down until a ninth-inning homer. The current AL MVP finished 1-for-4 with a walk in the game.
what will happen next
The Yankees continue their three-game series with the Orioles on Wednesday night. First pitch is scheduled for 7:06 p.m. at the stadium.
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