the Yankees They lost their third straight game after being defeated by the Atlanta Braves 11-3 in the opening game of a three-game series set Monday night at Truist Park.
Here are some takeaways…
The Yankees offense came early in this game, scoring in both the first and second periods. New York batted first against left-handers Max Fried on Harrison Bader He grounded an RBI and added another in the second on a Isiah Keener Valeva one RBI.
– Unfortunately, however, a native of Georgia Clark Schmidt He struggled to contain the Braves’ strong lineup in his first start at home. Austin Riley He hit his 29th home run of the season with two outs in the bottom of the first game, at first things were even in one.
Working with the lead again in the second, the right-hander got into more trouble and allowed a pair of scoring hits Nikki Lopez And Michael Harris II, putting Atlanta ahead by a score of 4-2. The Braves added four more runs against Schmidt in the third inning, ultimately bringing an early end to his night.
Ian Hamilton I entered in relief and allowed one out and a walk to load the bases, but Riley’s double play resulted in the end of the long inning. After a good showing of his last few starts, Schmidt finished with a finishing streak of eight home runs on nine strikeouts while walking two and striking out three in just 2.1 innings of work.
-By pitching a leadoff, Fried was able to settle the Braves, pitching five straight scoreless innings. The biggest threat to the bombers came in the fourth when Anthony Volpe Double lined, however Kyle Higashioka on the ground to chop it up there.
Atlanta loaded the bases again in the sixth against Albert Abreu, but two strikeouts and a field player selection helped him emerge from the first round with only one run against him. Right threw a scoreless seventh but allowed a Eddie Rosario A two-run homer in the eighth made it an 11-2 ballgame.
The Yanks added a run in the ninth on Volpe’s three RBI, but the deficit proved too great, as they lost their third straight game.
– IKF put together a three-hit night and drove in a home run out. volpi, Aaron Judge And Oswaldo Cabrera They all got two clicks of their own.
The Yankees are looking to slip away in a three-game losing streak as they take on the Braves on Tuesday night at 7:20 p.m. at Truist Park.
Right hand struggles Louis Severino (2-7, 8.06 ERA) The Yanks will start against rookie Atlanta Bryce Elder (8-4, 3.64 ERA).