The Yankees throw a couple of games in the double header with the White Sox – Reading Eagle
On an awkwardly hot and difficult day for Sunday’s doubleheader Yankees and White Sox in the Bronx, the hosts played two respective sluggish games. The Yankees abandoned both of them, losing in a row for the first time since April 10 and 11, their third and fourth games of the year.
In the second game of the doubleheader Tim Anderson took revenge on the fans, who mysteriously whistled his whole game. On saturday Anderson sarcastically called “Jackie” third base Yankees Josh Donaldson. On Sunday, he held a home run on the opposite field to bring the White Sox a 5-0 victory.
Anderson’s muffler from the three runs left no doubt that the Yankees will go to bed without a win, and many of their fans with palpable fury are beating on the pillows because of their enemy number one a day, gaining the courage to play well among their hatred.
Aaron Judge approached the plate in the eighth inning of the first game and with one swipe of his powerful bat briefly gave the Yankees hope. Judge’s individual home run leveled the game, triggered the MVP singing at Yankee Stadium and helped his team out of the mat, but AJ Pollock dealt him his own solo kick in the next inning. Jacket Pollock gave the White Sox a late lead that grew to a 3-1 victory in Chicago, and when Aroldis Chapman struck a sharp blow in the game, raised new questions about who closer to the Yankees should move forward.
In addition to giving up a failed home run, Chapman also threw a serve to the backstop, he had to be visited by training staff after throwing the field, and he failed to get a single attempt and miss on his once untouchable fastball. When he left the game after Adam Engel put double RBI insurance in the left corner of the field, Chapman sounded a serenade on the way to the dugout where the referee was waiting for him on the top step with an invigorating pat on the back.
“He didn’t do so well with his command,” Boone said of the left-handed wrestler. “It’s just he’s not as sharp as we’ve seen him. He was receiving some medicine from his Achilles. When he moved, he didn’t really move. But he wanted the ball. He didn’t look very well on my feet today, so I think that was a problem today. “
The Yankees began their double dive by receiving a blanket from Johnny Quet, a magnificent pitcher who has also been years away from his heyday. Cueta turned and unfolded through six innings, five strikeouts and about a million different lunges. The Yankees collected six shots against him – all of which were singles – and did not get zero runs.
The last two of these singles knocked Quet out of the game without an exit in the seventh inning. Lagging behind by one run at the time, the Yankees were still in the game. Quetta’s replacement, the fiery Joe Kelly, pretty quickly stopped this.
Kelly knocked out his first striker Marvin Gonzalez on four fields. During the next battle he selected Aaron Hicks from second base. Hicks tried to make a break in third place until Kelly watched, probably expecting the unloader to begin his delivery during a frantic jerk. Instead, Kelly just walked off the mound, realizing that Hicks was on no man’s land, and threw the ball to second base for an easy out. Hicks became the second Yankee to be chosen by joining Isia Keener-Falef, whom Cueta chose first in the second inning.
“He almost had time to catch up,” Boone complained after the game.
A wasted opportunity in the seventh seemed like it would have been the best chance for the Yankees to score in a day, but Judge’s ability to transform everything in one fell swoop changed that quite dramatically before the White Sox struck their counterattacks.
Hicks’ assassination brings more ammunition to people urging him to plant. Entering Sunday’s stock, Hicks scored 0.200 with a base percentage much higher than his breakout percentage. His 20 hits included just one double and one home run, and in his previous 15 games on Sunday, he was in a vicious 3-on-40 drop (0.075). In the first double-header game, he did go 2 to 4, but also jumped out on the backyard when the game was tied in the eighth inning.
Although he still walks a lot and is tied to the team leader in stolen bases, Hicks is a difficult challenge for many fans, especially for those who are in favor of Joey Gala-Aaron field Judge-Giancarlo Stanton was a more regular occurrence.
The White Sox are closer to Liam Hendrix, who was very critical of Donaldson in some pre-game comments, had no issues during his Sunday walk.
The Yankees can’t contact.
In the second game, the starting “White Sox” Michael Kopech comfortably spent the first five innings. He maintained perfection until Rob Brentley – a catcher who was added to the active list on Sunday morning and arrived at the stadium during the first game – doubled with two outs in the sixth to become the Yankees ’first base runner in the game. Kopech ended his evening with seven bright innings, one hit and no runs in his money.
Throughout the night, Luis Severin demonstrated excellent problem-solving skills. He allowed the strikers to reach base in each inning from second to seventh, but did not allow any of them to get to the home plate. His last line showed eight strokes in seven innings of work, but zero runs. Only when Jonathan Loaisigo entered the eighth did the dam finally break through. Andrew Vaughn and Reese McGuire with two singles gave Chicago the first two runs, and Anderson secured the last three from Miguel Castro.
At the end of an unbearably hot day, the Yankees suffered two losses, a sharp wound from Anderson and many questions about their bullpen, as both Chapman and Loaisig were less stellar all year and did nothing to fix it on Sunday.