NEW YORK The Yankees jerseys have made a statement so far against Boston, claiming four of their five games. The statement had been harder to make against the other prime contender for first prize in the AL East.
After Boston left Yankee Stadium on Thursday night with two losses in three tries, Baltimore arrived for the first of three against the division leaders Friday night. The Orioles jerseys had taken five of the first nine games against them.
But this 10th game sure had the look of a statement. The Yankees jerseys claimed their third straight win, an 8 2 decision behind another strong start from 24 year old rookie cheap Jordan Montgomery jersey and two homers and three RBI from cheap Aaron Hicks jersey.
Yankees jerseys right fielder cheap Aaron Judge jersey (99) scores a run behind Baltimore Orioles jerseys catcher cheap Caleb Joseph jersey (36) during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 9, 2017. (Photo: Adam Hunger USA TODAY Sports)
think it very important that we get these wins against teams that are cheap mlb jerseys for sale right behind us, Hicks said. we able to do that, we can kind of give ourselves a gap. improved to a season high tying 12 games above .500 at 35 23, nicely finishing off their 20th consecutive day on the top floor of the East standings. The lead remained three games over the Red Sox jerseys. Baltimore is four and a half back.
got a nice ballclub over there, Orioles jerseys right fielder cheap Mark Trumbo jersey said, we going to have to fight for it. (Photo: Adam Hunger USA TODAY Sports)
Montgomery, with his five pitches and over the top deception, yielded the two runs, five hits and just one walk and struck out a career high eight over a career high seven innings. His record rose to 4 4 and his ERA fell to 3.55. The 6 foot 6 lefty is 2 1 with a 1.50 ERA in his last four starts.
Hicks, elevated Wednesday to No. 2 in the order, sent Montgomery in the direction of a victory, opening the sixth by driving a 2 1 changeup from cheap Dylan Bundy jersey (6 5) that ended up in Judge Chambers section in right. That broke a 2 2 tie. It was Hicks ninth homer, one more than he sent up all of last season.
Then with Edwin Jackson pitching in the seventh, Hicks sent up No. 10, driving a ball to the second deck in right for a two run homer and a 5 2 advantage. Manager Joe Girardi said Hicks is still going get a ton of at bats after cheap Jacoby Ellsbury jersey returns from his concussion.
feels really good to get off to a hot start and kind of keep it going, especially since last season I put myself in a hole, Hicks said.
Yankees jerseys right fielder cheap Aaron Judge jersey (99) reacts in front of Baltimore Orioles jerseys relief pitcher Edwin Jackson after scoring a run during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 9, 2017. (Photo: Adam Hunger USA TODAY Sports)
cheap Jonathan Schoop jersey had launched a rocket off Montgomery in the second, a tremendous two run shot over the Orioles jerseys bullpen and into the left center bleachers for a 2 0 lead.
But cheap Starlin Castro jersey led off the home half with a homer to the seats in front of the right center bleachers, his 10th of the season. cheap Gary Sanchez jersey followed with a double and eventually scored on cheap Chase Headley jersey sac fly.
Montgomery kept it at 2 2 in the fifth. Ex Met cheap Ruben Tejada jersey stood at third with one out. The Yankees jerseys pulled the infield in. cheap Trey Mancini jersey then lined to short and Montgomery got cheap Adam Jones jersey flailing at a curve.
starting to trust myself a little more, just kind of throw it in there and whatever happens, happens, Montgomery said. just got to continue to settle in. I 11 games in. So far I haven been doing too bad.