ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Decide hit a three-run shot within the fourth inning for his 51st homer of the season, and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game shedding streak with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday evening.
Decide related for the second straight evening at Angel Stadium, driving a excessive fastball from Mike Mayers (1-1) into the elevated right-field stands. An Orange County crowd filled with Yankees followers gave one other raucous standing ovation to the California-born slugger making an attempt to chase down Roger Maris’ AL house run document of 61 set in 1961.
He’s proper on tempo: Decide and Maris each had 51 homers by means of the Yankees’ first 130 video games.
Decide had three hits and scored two runs. Andrew Benintendi and Anthony Rizzo hit early solo homers for New York, which misplaced starter Jameson Taillon to a bruised proper forearm when he was hit by Magneuris Sierra’s line drive to finish the second inning
Six Yankees relievers completed, and 27-year-old rookie Greg Weissert (1-0) earned his first main league win. The Lengthy Island-born Fordham product changed Taillon and retired the Angels’ subsequent six hitters so as.
Max Stassi and Mike Ford homered for the Angels, whose four-game successful streak ended regardless of Touki Toussaint’s 5 innings of one-hit aid.
Shohei Ohtani doubled and singled in his third consecutive multi-hit recreation for Los Angeles, which hasn’t gained 5 straight since April.
Mayers struggled within the transformed reliever’s fifth profession begin, giving up eight hits and 5 earned runs in 4 innings.
Benintendi homered within the first inning and Rizzo adopted within the second, each left-handed batters connecting to proper subject.
Stassi ended his 1-for-40 stoop within the second together with his eighth homer, his first since Aug. 5.
However the Yankees loaded the bases with two outs within the third and scored two runs when Ford couldn’t subject a bouncing throw from Luis Rengifo at first.
Taillon was in ache as he left the mound after getting hit by Sierra’s line drive, which resulted within the last out of the inning when second baseman DJ LeMahieu fielded the ricochet. Taillon yielded two hits and two runs in his abbreviated begin, hanging out two.
X-rays on Taillon’s forearm confirmed no fractures, the crew introduced.
Persevering with his scorching begin with the Angels, Ford homered for the second straight evening towards the group that employed him from 2012 till final season, when he was traded to Tampa Bay. Ford belonged to a whopping seven completely different groups within the ensuing 14 months, however he hadn’t hit any homers because the Yankees traded him till these two pictures for the Halos.
Yankees: OF Harrison Bader is hitting off a tee and working. He may start taking part in in video games subsequent week. The trade-deadline acquisition has but to play for New York because of a foot harm that has sidelined him since June. … Two beginning pitchers are making progress. Luis Severino (again) will start a rehab project later this week, whereas Nestor Cortes (groin) will throw a bullpen Wednesday in Anaheim.
Angels: RHP Michael Lorenzen will make one final rehab begin earlier than he returns, interim supervisor Phil Nevin mentioned. Lorenzen has been out since early July with discomfort in his pitching shoulder.
The collection concludes with two Orange County natives on the mound. Newport Seaside’s Gerrit Cole (10-6, 3.31 ERA) returns to his boyhood stadium to face Mission Viejo’s Patrick Sandoval (4-9, 3.05), who will make his first profession look towards the Yankees after back-to-back wonderful begins on the highway.
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