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Luis Severino went 7 innings of 1 run ball against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, leading the Yankees to their third victory in the four game series. The Yankees ace surrendered only three hits and two walks, while striking out six. Severino’s record improves to 4-1 so far this season.
Former Yankee Jaime Garcia started the game on the mound for the Blue Jays. The lefty gave up four earned runs in 5 1/3 innings pitched.
Gleyber Torres Makes Debut
After Brian Cashman was recently coy about whether Gleyber Torres would be getting called up soon, Torres forced his way onto the lineup with his hot hitting in Triple-A. Tyler Wade‘s struggles made the decision easier, as Wade was sent down to Scranton Wilkes-Barre to make room for Torres. The 21-year-old Torres went 0 for 4 in his debut, while playing second base.
Miguel Andújar Heating Up
After starting the season 1 for 12, Miguel Andújar has been red hot lately. In his last six games, Andújar is 13 for 24. His batting average for the year is now .308 and 9 of his 16 hits are for extra bases.
Didi Gregorius continues to hit well, notching his sixth home run of the season, a solo shot. The Yankee shortstop also hit a sacrifice fly to finish with 2 RBIs on the day.
The victory puts the Yankees at 11-9 on the season. The Blue Jays are off to a hot start, coming into the series with a 12-5 record. Next, the Yankees will play four games against the Minnesota Twins. Masahiro Tanaka will look to bounce back after a couple of less than stellar starts. The Twins will send out Jake Odorizzi. Game time is at 7:05pm EDT.