LOS ANGELES – James Paxton has turned in his most dominant start of the season and the Yankees hit three Hun-Jin Ryu homers to send the National League Cy Cy Award winner to the previous exit by clicking their four games sliding 10-2 win over Dodgers on Friday night
LOS ANGELES – James Paxton turned in his most dominant start of the season and the Yankees hit three homers by Hyun-Jin Ryu to send the National League Cy Young Award frontrunner to the early exit, snapping their four straight game with a 10-2 win over the Dodgers on Friday ve feature of Dodger Stadium.
Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez ranked the solo homers in the third inning, while Didy Gregory drilled his fifth career grand slam as part of a fifth five from Ryu, who allowed only seven runs and three homers in his first 1
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The Yankees doubled that amount, ramping up Ryu's ERA from 1.64 to even 2.00 while handing him his first home loss. Sanchez hosted the 100th of his career, making him the fastest American League player in history to reach this milestone. He also beat Mike Piazza's hunter brand, though only 80 of Sanchez's home runs came while he was catching. He has 19 homers as DH and one as the first bazaar.
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Off the bullpen Dodgers, Gliber Torres added a solo homer in the sixth, and Gregory added a solo shot in the ninth.
The power display helped build a healthy lead for Paxton, who sails to his fifth win in so many starts in August. Paxton took the opportunity to open a star-studded Interleague series, generating a swing and a miss in particular with the curve of his knuckles. Paxton scored 11, holding Los Angeles to two runs on five hits over 6 2/3 innings.
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