NEW YORK (AP) – The Yankees ending their run was not with an attacking breakthrough but with unrelated key runs.
Atlanta Braves Painkiller Nate Jones threw a groundbreaking wild pitch as he knocked Clint Frazier at disc in the eighth half and was forced to run with a four-yard walk in front of Mike Ford, giving the Yankees an unusual 3 win. -1 on Tuesday night, stop five-game losing continuously.
“We were kicked in the mouth a bit last week. I think it was an eye-opener for us, ”said left hand Justin Wilson, who stuck the bases loaded in season seven by sending NL MVP Freddie Freeman into a coercive ending the round . “But we have a bunch of grinders. We have people who want to win like I have never been in a team that wants to win so badly.
Gio Urshela hit a home strike in a row in the fifth inning against Charlie Morton and the Yankees won with five hits, making their game total 16. New York drew 2 with 8 with the runner-up at scoring position, but the Yankees ranked last. improved to 6-10 and avoided what would be their worst start since 1972.
“It was definitely fine after the week we had. I think everyone should breathe out a little, ”said manager Aaron Boone. “But the determination in that room and the confidence in that room, even though we underestimated it here a little, remained unchanged. These people know they’re going to be a beast and they’ll be a problem and we’ll get there and hopefully sooner or later. “
Braces in the third straight in a row by Guillermo Heredia and Ehire Adrianza put the Braves ahead of Jameson Taillon, starting for the third time since Tommy John’s surgery in August 2019. Taillon downed his ERA from 7 , 56 to 5.40, allowing one run and four hits in five innings with five attacks and one walk.
“I want to be someone who will help us return to the victory milestone. So when I went out there, I had that attitude, ”says Taillon. “That kind of thing just needs to light a little bit of fire under me to try to go out there with some energy tonight.”
Morton allowed one run and three hits in six innings, giving up a 437-foot home run ahead of Urshela in the fifth inning landing on the net above Monument Park in the center.
Tyler Matzek (0-2), who returned to the major tournaments last year for the first time since 2015, overcame scorer Aaron Hicks who led the eighth round. Hicks, only 0.160, were dropped from the starting lineup alongside Rougned Odor and Frazier, as Boone inserted Brett Gardner and Michael Tauchman plus Ford, who made their first appearance this season.
“Looks like Aaron up there, looks like a swagger, confident and easily fired,” Boone said.
DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge followed with the base load singles – just the second most brawl for the Yankees in two games.
Frazier hit the ball for Gardner, and Jones was relieved and sent a slide past catcher Travis d’Arnaud in a wild pitch that gave Hicks a 2-1 lead. Frazier showed up, leaving him in a 1 to 25 slip and no RBI in 41 appearances this season.
Giancarlo Stanton was deliberately walking, Gleyber Torres moved off the short pitch and Ford walked on four pitches.
“It was an ugly game,” said Brian Snitker, the Braves manager.
Lucas Luetge, Chad Green, Wilson, Jonathan Loaisiga (2-0) and Aroldis Chapman (second save) combined to make a twice goalless save, knocking the Yankees bullpen’s ERA down to 2.37, placing second in major tournaments after Toronto.
“Every game is important,” Urshela said, “every win, it’s important to regain that confidence.”
New York had a run in the first inning of 16 games, a single Judge shot in a 5-4 defeat to Toronto on April 14.
Freeman says there are no ongoing talks about a contract that will expire in his $ 135 million, eight-year contract this fall.
“I don’t know if we can actually talk right now. That would be a distraction, and I don’t like being distracted, ”he said. “I don’t think that much talk will happen anytime soon.”
Freeman is looking forward to playing at Yankee Stadium and seeing and hearing Bleacher Creatures.
“I wouldn’t say they are friendly with the visitors,” Freeman said. “We hear our fair share of boos and our personal lives being repeated with us.”
Brave: RF Ronald Acuña Jr was held up and underwent treatment after abdominal cramping when diving back to first base during Sunday night’s pitch. “He feels better. I felt like we dodged a bullet there, ”said Snitker. … Loaisiga hit Marcell Ozuna’s right hand with his first shot in the eighth game, with a speed of 97 mph. Ozuna stayed in the game. … 2B Ozzie Albies was hit 0 to 3 with a walk after missing two games because he was thrown in his right calf on Friday.
RHP Corey Kluber (0-1) kicks off for New York on Wednesday and RHP Ian Anderson (0-0) for the Braves in the final of the two-game series.
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