Gerrit Cabbage got off to a rocky start, but the Yankees hit five home runs, including two from aaron judge in their 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon.
Here are some key points…
– Cole struck out the SS Pirates cole tucker to start the game, you have Bryan Reynolds outside watching, and then forced park today to fly into the middle for a 1-2-3 first inning. joseph donaldson he gave Cole early run insurance, hitting a leadoff home run to left field as the Yanks took a 1–0 lead.
– Cole walked roberto perez to lead off the second, and after a strikeout, he allowed a home run to diego castle when the Pirates took a 2-1 lead. In the top of the third, Cole gave up a leadoff home run to Tucker, giving the Pirates a 3-1 lead. Reynolds reached first on a throwing error by marwin gonzalezand moved to third position on Park’s single.
Cole was then replaced by Barrett Loseke, ending his day after just 50 releases over 2.0 IP. Loseke allowed an RBI single to Pérez, making it 4-1 for the Pirates. Cole allowed three earned runs on four hits with one walk and five strikeouts.
– Kyle Higashioka He led off the third with a solo homer as the Yanks trailed 4-2. Aaron Judge then made it a one-run game with a monster home run to dead center field.
– Aaron Hicks he singled with one out in the fourth inning and scored on González’s two-run homer down the right field line that held just right to give the Yanks a 5–4 lead. Donaldson led off fifth base on a walk and scored on Judge’s second home run of the day, giving the Yankees a 7–4 lead.
– Judge finished the day 3-for-3 with two home runs and three RBIs, while Donaldson and Higashioka went 1-for-2 with a walk and a home run.
The Yankees will head to Lakeland, FL and take on the Detroit Tigers on Monday afternoon, with first pitch set for 1:05 p.m.