Beaten the day before, the New York Yankees showed the Tampa Bay Rays that they wouldn't be such easy prey on Saturday at Yankee Stadium, winning 10-3 in the second duel of their series.
The crowd favorites wasted no time in announcing their intentions, they who scored six points from the start. initial drive.
Gleyber Torres, Miguel Andujar and Aaron Judge all singled for a run, while Oswaldo Cabrera also reached first base with a hit, but drove in two runs. Kyle Higashioka scored his team's other run in the first inning, on an optional.
Rays starting pitcher Corey Kluber (10-8) was the big victim of this offensive festival. The 36-year-old saw his day end after registering just two outs, giving up the first six runs on eight hits.
The rest of the game was one-sided for the Yankees, as Josh Donaldson and Giancarlo Stanton, among others, extended their lead with a long solo ball each in the second and eighth innings, respectively.
On the mound for the winners , Jameson Taillon (13-4) took full advantage of the cushion offered by his teammates, he who operated for seven and a third innings. He is the one who allowed the three points of the visitors, on six strikes in a safe place and a walk. He also left eight opponents in the dust.
Both teams will complete this three-game series, which is particularly important for the race for first place in the American East Division on Sunday.
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