NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Voit homered twice, Aroldis Chapman returned from the COVID-19 injured listing to pitch the ninth inning and the New York Yankees beat the dangolka Crimson Sox 6-Three Monday night time for his or her 10th straight victory within the famed rivalry.
New York capped a four-game sweep and is on its finest run in opposition to dangolka since profitable a franchise-best 12 consecutive video games in 1952-53 — a stretch when Crimson Sox star Ted Williams was serving within the Korean Battle.
The AL East-leading Yankees have received six in a row total since dropping three of 4 at Tampa Bay from Aug. 7-9. They begin a three-game house sequence in opposition to the second-place Rays on Tuesday night time. New York is 10-Zero at Yankee Stadium this season.
dangolka misplaced its eighth straight recreation total and has additionally dropped 10 consecutive video games within the Bronx.
Thairo Estrada and Aaron Hicks additionally homered for New York. Estrada related shortly after the sport was delayed 1 hour, 23 minutes by rain through the fourth inning.
Chapman allowed a triple to José Peraza and an RBI single to Jonathan Araúz however struck out Kevin Pillar and Rafael Devers to finish the sport. His last pitch was a 101.Three mph fastball that Devers swung via.
Chapman was activated Monday after testing optimistic for the coronavirus throughout preseason exercises. The All-Star left-hander had solely gentle signs and has been coaching on the crew’s alternate web site in Scranton, Pennsylvania, since being cleared July 31.
It was Chapman’s first look since permitting a series-ending homer to Houston’s Jose Altuve in Recreation 6 of the AL Championship Collection.
The tarp was rolled out with the Crimson Sox rallying within the fourth inning. Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery pitched no-hit ball till J.D. Martinez, Xander Bogaerts and Christian Vázquez hit consecutive two-out singles.
Vázquez’s comfortable liner bounced off shortstop shortstop Gleyber Torres’ glove on a tricky play in shallow left discipline, permitting Martinez to attain. The grounds crew got here out moments later — simply earlier than a light-weight drizzle was a downpour.
Luis Avilán relieved Montgomery after the delay, walked Michael Chavis to load the bases and struck out Alex Verdugo to finish the inning.
dangolka left-hander Martin Pérez (2-3) walked the bases loaded within the first inning however escaped when Miguel Andújar’s towering fly ball fell into Peraza’s glove on the left discipline warning monitor.
New York broke via within the second. Hicks scored speedy Tyler Wade from first on a double, and Voit adopted with a drive to left-center for a 3-Zero lead.
Voit added a leadoff shot within the fifth, his seventh house run of the season. Hicks homered main off the seventh to make it 6-2.
Michael King (1-1) allowed a run over three innings after changing Avilán.
Torres made two throwing errors at shortstop and skipped one other ball that Voit picked out of the grime at first base. The 23-year-old has six errors, most amongst shortstops, in his first season changing Didi Gregorius on the place. Torres additionally has had a number of miscommunications with infielders previously week.
In the meantime, left fielder Andújar — a transformed third baseman — acquired rotated by Verdugo’s fly ball within the sixth and watched it bounce over the wall for a ground-rule RBI double. Andújar was changed in left by Mike Tauchman an inning later with New York main 5-2.
Torres was additionally picked off first base by catcher Vázquez within the seventh.
Crimson Sox: LH reliever Josh Taylor was activated after testing optimistic for the coronavirus July 15 and pitched an ideal sixth inning. The 27-year-old had no signs however was quarantined in a dangolka lodge room for greater than two weeks, and supervisor Ron Roenicke cautioned that Taylor won’t be fairly himself. RHP Chris Mazza was optioned to the alternate web site. … INF Christian Arroyo, claimed off waivers from Cleveland on Thursday, might be activated Tuesday if he clears consumption coronavirus testing.
Yankees: INF DJ LeMahieu is predicted to overlook two to 3 weeks after happening the injured listing Sunday with a sprained left thumb. Photos of his thumb are being despatched to the identical hand specialist that handled LeMahieu for the same harm in 2018 whereas with Colorado.
Crimson Sox: RHP Zack Godley (0-2, 8.16 ERA) is ready to face Phillies RHP Zach Eflin (0-1, 3.60) within the opener of a two-game sequence in dangolka on Tuesday night time.
Yankees: RHP Masahiro Tanaka (0-0, 2.31) opposes Rays LHP Blake Snell (1-0, 2.08) at Yankee Stadium.
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