They again laid the lumber to an overmatched pitching staff, scoring six runs in the first inning and hitting five home runs in a 16-3 massacre of the Orioles on Saturday night in front of 45,232 at the Stadium. "Up and down, even in the leadoff spot you've got guys that can hit homers", Judge said of the lineup. "We're getting deep into counts, and when you leave something over the middle, we're depositing it and doing some damage".
"He was really good", manager Joe Girardi quickly surmised of his lefty.
ATLANTA - Steven Matz pitched seven impressive innings in his season debut, Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and NY beat Atlanta to get the sweep.
After three straight one-out walks, Holland retired Ben Zobrist on a short flyball and struck out a swinging Jason Heyward for his major league-best 23rd save.
Montgomery (4-4) won his second straight start after laboring through 4 1/3 innings at Baltimore on May 29.
The Yankees matched their biggest inning of the season by scoring six times with two outs in the first off Tillman.
"I feel like I understand what I need to do", Tanaka said.
Holliday singled, Castro doubled and Sanchez lined a two-run single.
Well, this is awkward: Jerry Seinfeld refuses to hug Kesha
There is no sugar coating this, it is as awkward as it sounds, especially when you watch the exchange unfold for yourself. Singer Kesha may have found that out the hard way on Monday night when the pair ran into each other on the red carpet .
The Yankees extended the lead to 14-0 with one out in the fifth when Judge lined a double to left field off Edwin Jackson. After Chase Headley walked, Chris Carter's single brought him in for the frame's final run.
Coming into the season, the Orioles were one of the favorites to win the division, but a slow start to the season has them sitting in 3rd place, three and a half games behind the Yankees and half a game behind the Boston Red Sox. I like the way NY has been playing as of late, though, so I'll take the Yankees here.
Dustin McGowan (4-0) earned the win in relief of shaky starter Vance Worley. He lost his flawless game bid by walking Mark Trumbo to start the fifth and lost the no-hit bid by allowing a single to Trey Mancini two batters later.
This win came against an Oriole team that Montgomery failed to make it out of the fifth inning against 11 days ago. Layne has a 7.50 ERA in 18 appearances this season, all in relief. Bundy has lost three of his last four decisions while pitching fairly well, and the 24-year-old is 6-4 with a 2.93 ERA and 1.13 WHIP overall. NY opponents had been 0-for-45 with runners in scoring position.
Judge broke his own Statcast record and owns the four hardest-hit hits in 2017. Castillo has been on the 10-day DL since May 31 with a testicular injury. 1B Greg Bird played his second game for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre since his rehab assignment was moved from Class A Tampa. There is no timetable for his return.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi says Tanaka will pitch Monday night at the Los Angeles Angels rather than Sunday at home against AL East-rival Baltimore. CF Jacoby Ellsbury (concussion) will not join the club on their upcoming West Coast trip.
Chris Davis and Joey Rickard homered for the Orioles, who lost for the 13th time in 19 games.
Hicks batted.217 with eight homers and 31 RBIs for the Yankees previous year after arriving in a trade with Minnesota for reserve catcher John Ryan Murphy, who began the day hitting.204 in Triple-A.
Verizon Plans to Cut About 2000 Jobs at Yahoo, AOL
Telecom giant Verizon will reportedly announce plans next week to cut as many as 2,100 jobs at their AOL and Yahoo subsidiaries. Now that it's approved, Yahoo expects to close the deal on Tuesday, a move that will bulk up Verizon's advertising efforts.
$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service
The Standing Rock Sioux tribe had also asked protesters to leave, saying the fight over the pipeline belongs in court. But President Donald Trump , fulfilling campaign promises, quickly reversed Obama's decision after taking office.
EU, China to unite on global warming after Trump withdrawal
A day after Trump rejected the Paris agreement, the European Union and Chinese leaders repeated their support for the deal. It will be widely seen as a rebuff to the United States , as President Trump deliberates on withdrawal from the accord.
Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation
Phil Mickelson has announced that he will miss this year's US Open to attend his daughter's High School graduation. Amanda was born a day after the US Open at Pinehurst in 1999, when Mickelson finished second to Payne Stewart .