Aaron Judge began the comeback in Game 1 with his 55th homer of the season, Isiah Kiner-Falefa put his team ahead in Game 2 and the New York Yankees beat the Twins of Minnesota 5-4 and 7-1 on Wednesday. .
In the first bout, Kiner-Falefa led the first of two Yankees runs in the 12th inning on a single. In the second game, he cleared a 1-0 downside in the fourth inning when he sent the ball over the fence at Joe Ryan’s expense (10-8). It was his first career Grand Slam.
Oswaldo Cabrera, who arrived at the plate mired in a 25-0 lethargy, closed the first match with a single. During the series, Kiner-Falefa played third base for the first time in two years.
Yankees scorer Gerrit Cole (11-7) had his best performance of the season, scoring 14 innings of six and two thirds. He allowed five hits and two walks.
Accused of cheating by the opposing crowd, Carlos Correa hit a long ball in the third inning of the second game. This is the only point of the Twins during this match.
Yankees winger Aaron Hicks led in three points with a brace in the eighth of the second game.
The Yankees (83-54), leaders of the American League East, are coming out of the thirtieth consecutive season with a positive record.
Twins 4 – Yankees 5 (12 innings) (Game # 1)
In Game 1, the Yankees were down 3-0 at the bottom of the fourth inning when the Judge fired a shot that ended at 374 feet on the bleachers of the left court.
In doing so, the judge cleared the Yankees score of 54 home runs from a right-handed hitter, set by Alex Rodriguez in 2007. Roger Maris still holds the Yankees record for most home runs in a season, with 61 in 1961.
Judge leads the major leagues in home runs and RBI, with 118. He has scored six goals in his last eight games and seven in his last 11.
The judge’s homer was also his 114th at the new Yankee Stadium, which opened in 2009. The old mark of 113 belonged to Mark Teixeira.
Elsewhere in America:
Braves 7 – Athletics 3
ATL: The brave win the seventh consecutive game
OAK: Relief Kirby Snead was unable to retire a Braves hitter, allowing for three points and three hits
Tigers 5 – Angels 4
DET: Shohei Ohtani scored her 33rd losing longball of the year
LAA: Newcomer Ryan Kreidler scored his first major league home run in the ninth inning to give the Tigers an advantage
White Sox 9 – Sailors 6
CWS: Chicago scored three runs at the top of the ninth inning to slip away with the win
SEA: Luis Castillo started the game by knocking out the White Sox’s top seven hitters
Twins 1 – Yankees 7 (Game 2)
MIN: The twins remain two games behind the Guardians due to the defeats of both teams
NYY: Isah Kiner-Falefa scored a grand slam in the fourth inning
Twins 1 – Yankees 7 (Game # 2)
Red Sox 0 – Spokes 1
BOS: The Red Sox are excluded from a game for the first time since May 30th
TB: Pitcher Yonny Chirinos gets his first win of the season on his return to the pitch
Guardians 1 – Royals 2
CLE: Emmanuel Clase ruined save by giving up three walks and two runs earned in two-thirds of an inning
KC: Salvador Pérez produced the winning streak with a sacrifice fly
Rangers 3 – Astros 4 (10 rounds)
TEX: Jose Altuve completed the comeback by taking advantage of a bad pitch to score the victory point in the 10th inning
HOU: Nathaniel Lowe hit a solo homer in the first inning