NEW YORK (AP) — If this is what the regular-season subway series looks like, imagine the Yankees and Mets meeting in October to compete for baseball’s top prize.
“You want to think ahead because of their speed and where we are,” Aaron Judge said, “but we have to get there first.”
Judge hit a 453-foot drive halfway through his major-league-leading 48th homer and added an RBI single on a seventh-inning rebound that propelled the New York Yankees on Tuesday. A 4-2 win over the Mets for the second time in a row on the night. Two sweeps.
Yankees comeback with double play, 6-4-3, Andrew Benintendi wins again, rookie right fielder Oswaldo Cabrera makes three a key contribution. The go-ahead rally was fueled by an occasional pop-up, and in the ninth inning, fans stood for nearly 20 minutes in anticipation of the final out. Routines fly to center, run aground on loaded bases and end with a flashing regular as you can see.
Come back to this place,” said Mets manager Buck Showalter.
In a game full of crazy games, including a pair of retro At the expense of bunts and a scoring blunder by Yankees second baseman Glaber Torres, both teams fed a raucous crowd of 49,217, the most at Yankee Stadium in a regular season since the 2013 opener.
“Even by Metro Series standards, the environment feels so alive and dynamic,” Yankees manager Aaron Boone said.
Yankees (76-48) Seeking their first title since 2009, leads the AL East by eight games. The Mets (79-46) lead Atlanta by two games in the Holland East. Their only World Series meeting was the Bronx Bombers in 2000 Five wins.
After a summer slide, the Yankees have won three in a row for the second time since the All-Star break.
“I think the swagger has always been there. I think it just reminded us of who we are and what type of baseball we play,” the judge said. “We got it back. “
Benindi shines on the plate for the third day in a row, leading 3-2 in singles in seventh inning against Jolly Rodriguez (0-3) .Hitter Jose Trevino’s twisted pop-up just landed on Pete Alonso’s right field line.
“This Was a tough run and couldn’t get there,” Alonso said.
The judge then gave Adam a two-scoring single to Ottavino for his major league-best 105th RBI.
Frankie Montas had the best four starts since the Yankees acquired him from Oakland, allowing two runs and six in 5 2/3 innings Second hitter. Clark Schmidt (5-2) made a three-inning 3-pointer in his first major league appearance since July 30 before the Mets hit Brandon Nemo’s infield There were two walks around the ball.
Peralta made five straight throws for his second save.
“Joy,” Peralta Tower recalls the feeling at the time. “Happy and excited. “
Judge homered in his fourth straight game against Tae-Jeon Walker and his 10th in 21 games against the Mets.
Cabrera 3 – The 2-point splitter took a full-base walk in Game 4 of his first major league RBI 2-run, then held the lead in Game 5, When his single jumper caught Brett Baty trying to score from the 2nd in an RBI single at Starling Marte. Cabrera also singled to start the seventh inning rally.
Torres in vain sprinted as Alonso scored unchallenged in the sixth inning on Jeff McNeil’s double. Torres also joined shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa in the second against Thomas Nido and eighth against Daniel Vogelbach’s double play. IKF’s first game started with a glove flip.
“It’s just an instinct game,” says Keener-Falleifa, Yankees The team relaxed before their charter flight to California. “This is a big step in the right direction for us. “
Alonso hit the ball on his left leg after striking out in the fourth inning. “It was really frustrating chasing on that pitch,” He said.
Monday’s game drew nearly 1.1 million viewers on TV. The game was watched by 617,000 people on YES and was a subway series 2nd most game and highest of any Yankees game on the web since Derek Jeter’s finale drew 1.2 million viewers in 2014; 458,000 watched Mets game on wireless WPIX BROADCAST.
Mets: INF Eduardo Escobar (left oblique) had a batting practice and was a near return. … RHP Carlos Carrasco (also left oblique) is expected to return in the first week of September.
Yankees: Giancarlo Stanton (left Achilles tendonitis) in a mock game against RHP Luis Severino will Kick-off ahead of Thursday’s opener in Oakland. OF Estevan Florial was selected as Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre….Severino pitched 24 at 95-96 mph….LHP Zack Britton starts Wednesday A minor league rehab assignment in Class-A Tampa, another step in his return from Tommy John surgery last September 8. Boone said Britton could face three hitters and throw more Up to 15 balls.. … RHP Domingo Germán was able to run the day after coming back from his left calf at 104 mph.
Mets: RHP Jacob deGrom (2-1, 2.31) will start Thursday’s home opener against Colorado after six days off.
Yankees: RHP Jameson Taillion ( 11-4, 4.00) starts Thursday.
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