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Duffy beats Yanks for 2nd time in week as Royals win 6-2

Danny Duffy beat the Yankees for the second time in a week and rookie Jorge Bonifacio capped a three-run, seventh-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run homer that led the Kansas City Royals over New York 6-2 on Tuesday night.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees lost to the Royals, 6-2. Kansas City couldn't solve Yankees rookie starter Jordan Montgomery, as they scored their only run on a Lorenzo Cain solo shot in Montgomery's 6 2/3 innings. But then against Yankee relievers Adam Warren, Jonathan Holder and Chasen Shreve, Kansas City was even more homer happy. Each of the Yankee relievers gave up a homers, as Jorge Bonifacio, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas all went deep.

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Moustakas sends one flying into second deck (0:31)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Jorge Bonifacio just hit an opposite two-run field homer off Adam Warren to make it 3-2 Royals in the 7th.

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Girardi makes amends, cleans off plate (0:24)
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Didi sends it 403 feet to the second deck (0:24)

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Royals C Salvador Pérez went deep three times on Sunday, homering in both games of Kansas City's doubleheader vs. the Twins. He joined Bill Pecota (1989) as the only Royals players with three home runs in a doubleheader.

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Gimenez blasts solo shot in Twins' win (0:27)
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Perez socks pair of HRs in Game 2 (0:43)
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The Yankees failed to sweep the Royals as Danny Duffy shut them down. In the 5-1 loss, Yankees starter, Jordan Montgomery, struggled going five innings and allowing five runs. The Yankees are off to Tampa for three with the Rays this weekend.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

This was Danny Duffy's second-best career start going by Game Score (82); he had 95 against the Rays on Aug. 1, 2016. He did this against a Yankees offense that entered tonight ranked second in the majors in both runs per game (5.92) and wOBA (.361).

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Royals lefty Danny Duffy is mowing down the Yankees and doing it in pretty tidy fashion. He had another scoreless inning and it is 2-0 Royals in the 5th. That is significant because there is rain in the forecast so the game is official.

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Not only was Chris Herrmann's 11th-inning dinger a walk-off, but it was the longest in MLB on Wednesday. Jackie Bradley Jr., a pair of Royals and Tyler Collins round out the top five.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs14730th
Batting Average.23028th
On Base Percentage.29128th
Slugging Percentage.36728th
Earned Run Average4.2616th
Quality Starts229th
WHIP1.3620th
BAA.25217th

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