Yankees add their eighth straight win over Kansas City

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.

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.

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