aaron judge He had his first major league three-homer game and tied his career high with six RBIs, almost single-handedly breaking new York Yankees9-1 win, first nine-game losing streak in 41 years washington nationals Wednesday night.
Judge made it 6–0 in the second with his fifth career grand slam, a shot into the netting over Monument Park in center field. then in the seventh he added Dj Lemahiu against back-to-back homers jose a ferrerHitting the ball over the small porch in right field just inside the foul pole.
Judge is hitting .279 with 27 homers and 54 RBI in 72 games. The current AL MVP, who has 32 multihomer games, entered on a 3-for-19 slide. Sprained right toe and missed almost eight weeks And returned before the injury was completely healed.
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, last-place New York (61–65) was on its first 10-game losing streak since 1913. Prior to Judge’s first homer, the Yankees had gone 61 innings without a lead since August 14. atlantaThe third-longest streak in franchise history after 63 from August 16–23, 1906, and 62 from September 25–October 1906. 1, 2000.
Lewis Severino (3-8) allowed one hit and tied a season-high with 6 2/3 innings, ending an 0-4 streak since he struck out Kansas City On July 23, Severino lowered his ERA from 7.98 to 7.26. catcher kibert ruiz Was washingtonThe only hit against Severino, a two-out single lining to right in the fourth.
Gore went 0–3 in his last five starts, giving up six runs – only two earned – and four hits in four innings pitched. Washington had won eight of its previous 10.
His defense let him down when he was a center fielder len thomas lost Kyle Higashioka’s Second innings flight in the twilight and the ball hits the right fielder Stone Garrett’s Glove for a two-base error.
Garrett hit the lower part of his left leg while trying to stop LeMahieu’s home run and was carried off the field in a cart.
harrison bader Rookie slid to the plate in second Everson Pereira’s Ruiz dropped the throw from shortstop as a grounder. cj abrams, A day after making his big league debut, the 22-year-old Pereira was credited with his first RBI.
New York RF Giancarlo Stanton made a jumping catch on Smith near the top of the wall in the seventh.
Reporting by The Associated Press.
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