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Yankees slowed by familiar foes, end .500-mile road trip

Slowed down to wrap by familiar enemies. 500 Road Trip

Yingshi. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and Jordan Montgomery hugged and reunited earlier this weekend on the ground floor of Busch Stadium, and there was a heartwarming ex-teammate’s latest chit chat at their respective clubhouses reunion.

They both wished each other good future when they broke up Luck, except for the obvious. While Cole was outstanding ahead of his All-American selection, Montgomery fared better as his old team went no-hitter in the sixth inning and the Yankees ended their road trip in a 5-1 loss to the Cardinals. Sunday afternoon.

“Today’s story is Montgomery. I was beaten,” Kerr said. “He was brilliant today, passing the ball well. … When he came on, he was really tough. That’s what we had to deal with today. Unfortunately, I wasn’t good enough to press them down enough. “

Brendan Donovan stepped in for backup Jimmy Cordero and hit a late homer to put St. Louis out of the way.

For the Yankees, this is An important 3-3 trip, destined to be most memorable as Domingo Germán’s perfect game against the A’s on Wednesday — No. 4 in AL/NL history, Yankees 4th.

“Guys are suffering Struggling,” said manager Aaron Boone, who was ejected for a scrimmage and a strike in the third inning. “We’ve made some progress in some areas, hopefully getting closer to health.

“We did some good things, but you always want to win the series. We couldn’t finish the series, which would have been a nice series of series wins for us. But already on to the next one. “

Cole had to limit the damage of the cards, allowing Jordan Walker and Andrew Knizner to score in the 4th. Cole had six hits and two walks Hit, five strikeouts.

“I thought it was a solid day,” Kerr said. “I made a lot of good publicity, but also made some mistakes. “

Montgomery has no such laments, he That kept the Yankees no-hitter until Glebe Torres hit a double in the sixth. Montgomery said he was waiting on his phone for a text from Cole when he returned to his locker: Animated GIF of a cowboy raising his hat.

“Gerritt was a great mentor,” Montgomery said. “He and [Corey] Kluber sat me down and helped me organize my day-to-day. They cut my pre-game and game-day routine down to a minute. He was great just now. We will keep in touch. He is a very good friend. “

Popularity The Bombers’ club was traded to St. Louis last August for outfielder Harrison Budd, and Montgomery allowed just one other hit: Jack Bowles flourishes in seventh inning The run score doubles.

“I think he made five game-winning shots against us last year [August 6, 2022], Also,” Kerr said. “He played some big games for us. I especially remember 2022 game [4] of the [AL Division Series], which was him first playoff start. This is a big deal for him. I was in the tunnel with him. He gave us a great chance to beat the Rays. “

“I’ve known Montgomery for a long time, and I think he’s pitching really well,” Torres said. “I think we have a really good offensive plan, but his command is really good. He shot really well. “

When Montgomery accepts on weekends Amid the applause of the crowd in the third game, Boone had already watched four innings in the office of the visiting team’s clubhouse.

Boone accepts Ben when he is ejected by home umpire Dan Merzel for pitching a 3-1 over to DJ LeMahieu Fifth eviction of the season and his first since May 19 against Baltimore.

“I think Dan is a very good young referee. I really do,” Boone said. “I’ve had some good interactions with him. However, I think the cord and straps are pretty short. I do have a question about this. The sensitivity to this and the quick abandonment is brutal. This is ridiculous. You must have a thicker skin. “

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