Gerrit Cole he wore throughout six innings, the New York Yankees they built runs off Kansas City’s erratic pitching and beat the Royals 3-0 on Saturday for their eighth win.
Cole (2-0) gave up five hits and walked a pair in another dominant outing in the Kauffman Stadiumwhich included six strikeouts.
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The pitcher, a finalist in last year’s Cy Young Trophy voting, has allowed just two earned runs in 21 1/3 innings inside this park, which is considered pitching-friendly.
The Cuban guy Aroldis Chapman He perfectly resolved the ninth chapter and earned his fifth save.
The Yankees improved to 15-6 — just the first time since 1959 that the 27-time World Series champion franchise has won at least 15 games in its first 21 games of the season.
The ninth New Yorkers, who are usually a powerful hitting team, resorted this time to sacrifice flies by Venezuelan Gleyber Torres and Isaiah Kiner-Falefa against Carlos Hernández (0-1).
New York had hit 18 home runs in their previous seven games.
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The Venezuelan Hernandez gave walks to five of his first 15 rivals. However, he avoided catastrophic damage against a team that specializes in causing it.
For the Yankees, the Venezuelan Torres 3-2 with a run scored and an RBI.
For the Royals, Puerto Rican Emmanuel Rivera 1-0. Venezuelans Salvador Pérez 4-0, Edward Olivares 4-2. the dominican Carlos Santana from 4-1.