Dunedin, Fla. – Kyle Higashioka homered twice to support Gerrit Cole, and the Yankees lost 3–1 to the temporary home of the Blue Jayes on Monday night in Toronto. Their spring training ballpark.
After working with him during last year’s playoffs, Higisaka caught Cole for a second straight start and went on to win. Gali Sanchez, the Yankees’ No. 1 catcher, was behind the plate for his first start of the season, against the Blue Jays on Opening Day.
Cole (2-0) gave up one run and three hits in six innings, struck out eight and walked one. The hard-throw right-hander finished his final 15 batters by striking out – seven out. With 29 strikes this season, he scored the most for David Coon by a Yankees pitcher through three runs.
Cole has a 1.47 ERA. He has scored at least seven runs in his last 12 regular seasons, the longest stretch in Yankees history.
Robbie Ray (0-1) did not allow a hit before Ragnad Odor singled with one out of the fifth and Higashioka hit a 416-foot opposite field shot to right-center for a 2-1 lead. Killed.
Higashioka trailed Ryan Borucki in a 427-foot single shot to take a 3–1 lead in the eighth.
The final was a three-home game against the Blue Jays at Higashioka on 16 September, also in a game started by Cole. Five of his 12 career appearances have come against Toronto.
Justin Wilson, Darren O’Day and Erolis Chapman completed the five-hitter. Chapman finished ninth in his first save chance this season and the Yankees returned to 5-5, winning only the game for the second time in a row this season.
Postponed again by rain
The Mets made another meteorological nuisance on Monday night.
The day after the starter Marcus Strowman was pushed by rain in the midst of a rain played seven minutes later, the Mets called their game up against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday with another down route, as part of a doubleheader on Tuesday Rescheduled it in.
The verdict was announced before 7:10 pm on Monday evening.
The single-entry doubleheader will begin at 4:10 pm Tuesday, and the second game will begin approximately 30 minutes after the first game ends. Both games will be seven innings, with adjustments introduced during the epidemic in the 2020 season.
The Mets have played just five matches in the first 12 days of the season due to an outbreak of the Kovid-19 between the Washington Nationals and then inclement weather.
Twins-Red Sox Game Postponed
The Minnesota Twins postponed their afternoon game with the Boston Red Sox and were quick to shut down a game against the Nets by the NBA’s Minnesota Timberweats and the NHL’s Minnesota Wild to postpone the match against the St. Louis Blues Was followed
With area on edge Test of derek chowinPolice officers facing murder charges in the death of George Floyd, continuing in Minneapolis, said the Twins said it would not be fair to play. Police in Brooklyn Center, Mein, where the latest shooting took place on Sunday, said the victim, 20-year-old Dantin Wright, was accidentally shot by an officer who was intended to use Taser.
A dispute in Trist Park
The Philadelphia Phillies thanked the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night thanks to a controversial call at home, in which Alec Bohm was called safe to move forward despite not being touched at the plate. James Wagner reported by phone from Trist Park: