LOS ANGELES — Jose Trevino hits a throw from behind the plate Picking the ball, mercifully ended one of the toughest innings of Luis Severino’s career, preventing the Dodgers from making heavy contact. Now, the task for the Yankees is to find out what went wrong.
As the Yankees lost 8-4 at Dodger Stadium In the five-game series opener, Severino’s speed was down and out of position, and he was pitched seven runs — including six in the first inning.
“Back then, I was just trying to get out,” Severino said. “I tried to save the bullpen.”
James Outman has a scoring single, Miguel Rojas settles in long On a sacrifice fly on a base-loaded drive, Betts picked Outman to return to the dugout at third base before Trevino allowed a stunned Severino to return to the dugout.
“The first inning was tough there,” the manager Aaron Boone said. “He settled down and gave us something, which was good, but obviously it was hard at first. They jumped on some pitches in the center of the plate, and they didn’t miss.”
JD Martinez added a homer on Severino’s third inning, which allowed in his Hit heavy balls in four innings.
“It’s a good team,” Seve Reno said. “When you make mistakes like this, they take advantage.”