New York – During the opening week of the NFL, the New York Jets scored 17 points while the New York Giants scored 16 points.
Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees will pull out of both franchises, scoring 20 against the Toronto Blue Jays.
New York had an offense for 16 hits and six home runs in a stunning 20-6 win over the Blue Jays. The Raiders batted through the fourth frame in three consecutive innings in the second innings.
With the win, the Yankees leapfrogged their division rivals in the American League East, returning to second place in the division with a 27–21 record.
Yankees first baseman Luke Voight hit his Major League lead for the 17th home run. He went on to go deep for the second time, giving his lead to the big-league leaderboard with 18 big flies on the lead.
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DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Hicks, Clint Frazier and Gary Sánchez each recorded a win as well. LeMahieu’s solo shot is Santiago Espinal of Toronto – a position player with a top speed of 48.7 mph.
Voit and LeMahieu both batted for five runs. Sánchez had four RBIs.
In his fourth big league debut, Devi Garcia continued to dominate. He scored the second win of his career, scoring six runs and scoring seven runs off a three-run ball. He hit six of his four innings with the Yankees this summer, starting back-to-back seven innings.
Every member of the Yankees’ starting lineup had a base hit, except for designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton in the cleanup spot. In his return from the injured list – the interruption strain left after spending more than a month with Grade 1 – Stanton punched twice and went 0-for-4.
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