the Yankees‘Crime has no answers for.’ Sandy Alcantara They fell to the Marlins, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon in Miami.
– Michael King It was the Yanks’ start/opener on Saturday afternoon. King last started in 2021, but it looks like he and the foundation will try to get him back to do more starting in the future. Before the game, Principal Aaron Boone They said they would try to expand King to be more of a dump because there aren’t enough games to make him a traditional gamer.
However, King’s first start in two years didn’t start out the way the team wanted it to. Jazz Chisholm Jr. He jumped onto the first court to catch a single strike and after it left the strike Josh BellAnd Louis Araz He ran a 97 mph fastball on the inside of the plate over the right field wall to put the Marlins up 2-0. It was the player’s fourth home run of the season. The Marlins would pick up a few more hits but King came out of the first inning without further damage.
King’s second round was much better, going from the bottom of the 1-2-3 standings. Opening Day was completed after two innings (41 pitched), giving up two runs on four hits and striking out three batters.
— after the offense broke out in the series opener, it was a different story on Saturday. A lot of that had to do with the Marlins’ start Sandy Alcantara. The Yanks made 2023 Alcantara look like the same in 2022 when it won the NL Cy Young Award by order, not count. To Alcantara’s credit, he was filling in the strike zone and didn’t allow the Yanks to take too many pitches.
The Yanks broke through in the seventh inning. Billy McKinney He drew a walk and advanced to second on a block by Alcantara. Isiah Keener Valeva Make the Marlins starter drive once on the 1-2 count.
The Yankees would bring the tying run to the plate in the ninth inning against Alcántara. Glaber Torres He drove in with one hit in the middle in the ninth inning to extend his hitting streak to 11 games. He finished 1 for 4. Giancarlo Stanton He came up as a par but hit on three pitches. McKinney bunted it on the next drive as it went the opposite way, hitting a 1-2 pitch into the left field caution run. IKF walked out on the first field as Alcantara finished their full game.
Alcantara went nine innings on 116 pitches, a season-high, giving up one run on five hits and two runs. Hit 10 hits.
– John Brito He came after King in the third and gave the Yankees a solid effort and kept the score close. The young right-hander had five innings pitched (69 pitched) giving up just one run on three hits while striking out six batters, tying a career high. The only drawback was a Joey Wendell RBI single in the fourth inning.
The Yankees wrap up their three-game series with the Marlins on Sunday afternoon. The premiere is scheduled for 1:40 p.m
Gerrit Cole (10-3, 2.75 ERA) Will take the mound for the Yankees. The Marlins would have a rookie phenomenon Yuri Perez (5-4, 2.79 ERA) on the bump.