In the second inning of THIS GAME YOU MISSED BECAUSE YOU FORGOT THE SERIES PREVIEW, two hits and a walk loaded the bases for Yankee 3B Ronald Torreyes. Pitching coach Neil Allen visited the mound, said “don’t suck,” Jose Berrios said “OK,” and got Torreyes to weakly ground out. Score: Yankees 0, Twins 0.
In the second inning of this game NOW YOU’RE SORRY YOU MISSED, Max Kepler flew out, Chris Gimenez singled, Ehire Adrianza doubled, and Jorge Polanco flew out, leaving it all up to lifetime Yankee fan Zack Granite.
(Seriously. Granite has a dog named Jeter.)
The subsequent goings-on were a Granite single, Brian Dozier walk, Eduardo Escobar single, and Miguel Sano long dong. Score: Twins 6, Yankees 0.
Both pitchers settled down after this. Jordan Montgomery would only give up one hit in his next four innings, and Berrios two through his. The Yankees got to the clearly gassed Berrios with a Brett Gardner RBI in the seventh (it was Jose’s 108th pitch), but Tyler Duffey put out that fire, and New York never threatened again.
Your comment of the game? Joel Hernandez with “Hi.” Because immediately after Joel posted it Sano hit THAT AWESOME BOMB. Before that, per Ashtix, hitters were 3-for-40 on 0-2 counts against Montgomery this season. Well, he hadn’t faced Big Migg yet, had he?
Total home runs this series: Sano 2, Aaron Judge nada. Total hit batters in today’s game: Twins pitchers 3, Yankees 0. Watch that control against Detroit, boys. Congrats to Yankees players for realizing these were all accidents and not being hotheads about it.
TWINS WIN! AGAINST THE YANKEES! CELEBRATE!!!
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