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Germán's gem wasted because “the pen collapsed on the 9th”

German27;s gem wasted as 5Pen at the 9th

NEW YORK – In arguably the most dominant performance of Domingo Germain’s career, in the ninth against the Guardians lineup, They don’t seem to be able to answer his question about the four-tone mix. When one out prompted manager Aaron Boone to slowly walk toward the mound.

When Boone crossed the first base line, There were boos from the crowd, a shorthand plea to give the right-hander a chance to finish. But Germán was not invited to do so. Just congratulations on a job well done. He’ll watch Clay Holmes make a save in Monday night’s stunning 3-2 loss to Cleveland at Yankee Stadium.

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“Of course, you want to have the chance to finish the game,” Germain said through a translator. “But at the same time, you understand it’s the manager’s decision. I’ll never object when he comes out. For me, I have to keep doing my job until the moment comes when someone comes out from me. When you catch the ball.”

Captain Aaron on the Yankees The day Judge joined their crowded injured list with a strained right hip (dated back to Friday), Germán gave his teammates a reason to stay with faith.

Supported by Jose Trevino 4 innings of solo home runs and DJ LeMahieu #’’’’’; RBI single (LeMahieu’s 1, first hit), Germán breezed through an exceptionally aggressive Cleveland lineup, allowing just two hits and a walk in a career-high 8 1/3 innings to beat Cal Quantrill.

After Amed Rosario’s first singles, Germán faced The batsman did not hit ball, a span interrupted only by Josh Bell’s fifth-inning opening walk.

“He just made us lose our temper,” Cleveland manager Terry Francona said. “He started throwing that wrecking ball and putting it over our heads, and then he’d sneak his fastball off the side of our barrel. He did a good job with us.”

Then came the critical ninth inning. Germán started the inning with a swing strikeout from Myles Straw, then allowed Cleveland’s starting hitter Steven Kwan to cleanly single. Boone raised his right index finger to call on Holmes, who last pitched Wednesday at Minnesota.

“I just thought it was the right thing to do there decision,” Boone said. “Obviously it didn’t work, so it ended up on me. Domingo was great, but I wouldn’t let him go back there because the tie went to the plate.”

Trevino said: “They have some of the best batsmen and we have the best in the game One of the finishers. So that [pitch change] wasn’t a surprise.”



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