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Under Nestor, Yankees claim more than Angels

led by Nestor 19; , Yanks claim set over Angels

NEW YORK — Nestor Cortes continued his solid form with a solid performance, Jose Trevino ) for a three-game winning streak, Isiah Kiner-Falefa hit a dazzling pair of catches at halftime as the Yankees beat the Angels 9-3 at Yankee Stadium Thursday afternoon .

Cortez in over six innings Hold the Halos to three innings, allowing four hits and seven strikeouts. As last year’s All-Star player, left-handed in begins season.

Yankees give Cortez an early lead, Patrick San Dorval scored five runs in the first inning. Anthony Rizzo hit a scoring single, Oswald Peraza had a bases-loaded walk, and then Trevino hit a double to the left field wall. Bottom, base cleared.

Cortez’s effort on the defensive end got Kiner- Falefa, who volunteered for outfield duty in March, hopes to expand his versatility. Kiner-Falefa battled the setting sun in the fourth, hitting a Hunter Renfroe hit, and then he drove into the left center field gap in the fifth to secure Taylor Ward’s sacrifice fly.

Yankees win in three games of the series Two games, improving the score to a 5-0-1 season. They are the only major league team not to lose a series in 2023.

This is the third time 67 year (since 94) New York has won or split the first six series, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Yankees’ first six series in 1957 and in 1976.



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