BALTIMORE (AP) – Luke Voit went Three for Three with a two-run homer to assist Luis Severino earn his main league-leading 17th victory, and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-Three Sunday evening to finish a four-game sweep.
Rookie Miguel Andujar additionally had three hits and two RBIs for New York. The Yankees have received eight of 9 to maneuver inside six video games of first-place Boston within the AL East, the closest they have been since Aug. 1.
Severino (17-6) allowed 4 hits and two earned runs in 5 2/Three innings, hanging out eight. The suitable-hander was 2-Four with a 7.26 ERA over his earlier six begins earlier than returning to kind in opposition to the Orioles, who personal the worst document within the huge leagues (37-94) and rank final within the AL in batting common.
New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino delivers in opposition to the Baltimore Orioles through the first inning of a baseball recreation Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Picture/Gail Burton)
David Robertson labored the ninth for his fourth save.
New York outscored the Orioles 27-12 throughout its first four-game sweep in Baltimore since August 2003.
The Orioles have misplaced eight straight, one shy of their season excessive. Baltimore has endured 5 dropping streaks of no less than seven video games this 12 months.
Dylan Bundy (7-13) pitched 5 innings, giving up 4 runs and 6 hits – together with his main league-leading 34th house run.
Voit acquired New York began with a two-run drive within the second inning, his third homer with New York since being traded from the Cardinals on July 28. All three lengthy balls have come throughout the final three video games.
Andujar doubled in two runs within the third to make it 4-0, and Voit singled and scored on a wild pitch within the sixth for a 5-1 lead.
Within the Baltimore half, after Trey Mancini hit a leadoff homer, a throwing error by shortstop Gleyber Torres led to Severino’s exit and an unearned run.
The Orioles stranded eight and went 2 for 11 with runners in scoring place.
300 ON HOLD
New York slugger Giancarlo Stanton went Zero for five with 4 strikeouts and stays one homer shy of 300 for his profession. He was 1 for 15 with eight strikeouts within the collection.
Yankees: C Gary Sanchez (groin) will start a rehab task Monday with Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. “He’ll be there enjoying a number of video games this week on the point of go,” supervisor Aaron Boone mentioned. … SS Didi Gregorius (left heel) will likely be evaluated by a physician Monday. Boone hopes Gregorius and Sanchez will return for a highway journey that begins Sept. Three in Oakland. … RF Aaron Choose continues to be “ready for that ache to get out” of his fractured proper wrist, Boone mentioned. “As soon as that fracture is healed, then we go.”
Orioles: Rookie CF Cedric Mullins was bothered by a sore hip and missed his first recreation since being recalled from the minors on Aug. 10. “I am hoping it is a short-term factor,” supervisor Buck Showalter mentioned. Mullins was batting .309 with 5 doubles and two homers in 15 begins.
Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (9-4, 3.90 ERA) begins Monday evening within the opener of a three-game collection in opposition to the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium. The suitable-hander is 4-Zero with a 2.23 ERA in 5 profession begins in opposition to the Sox.
Orioles: Baltimore concludes the homestand with a three-game set in opposition to Toronto starting Monday. Rookie David Hess (2-8, 5.50 ERA) pitches the opener for the Orioles.
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New York Yankees’ Miguel Andujar follows by way of on a single in opposition to the Baltimore Orioles within the fifth inning of a baseball recreation Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Picture/Gail Burton)
Baltimore Orioles’ Jonathan Villar, left, is protected on a steal as New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres awaits the decision within the first inning of a baseball recreation, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Picture/Gail Burton)
Baltimore Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy delivers in opposition to the New York Yankees through the first inning of a baseball recreation Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Picture/Gail Burton)
Baltimore Orioles’ Dylan Bundy reacts after giving up a stroll to the New York Yankees through the third inning of a baseball recreation Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Picture/Gail Burton)
New York Yankees’ Aaron Hicks is congratulated after scoring in opposition to the Baltimore Orioles on a double by Miguel Andujar through the third inning of a baseball recreation Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Picture/Gail Burton)
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