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Sale had a 1.18 ERA against the Yanks before Saturday. But in all four starts against New York since joining the Red Sox, he has fallen short of a W.
Another tough night in Boston
It wasn't a night to remember for the Yankees rookie, as he struck out three times and went 0-of-4 from the plate vs. the Red Sox on Saturday.
Rafael Montero pitched six strong innings in his best effort of the season, Wilmer Flores and Kevin Plawecki each hit long two-run homers to help the New York Mets snap a five-game losing streak with an 8-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
Collected beat 3-5 favorite Arrogate by a half-length in the $1 million Pacific Classic, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish at Del Mar.
Elate rallied in the stretch to win the $600,000 Alabama for 3-year-old fillies by 5 1/2 lengths at Saratoga.
Get the brooms out
This was only the third time that the Subway Series ended in a sweep since interleague play began 20 years ago. The Yankees have been on the winning end of the stick twice.
Judging by the struggles
Yankees RF Aaron Judge got off to a red-hot start to his rookie season, but the Red Sox are one team that has consistently given him trouble. His stats have increasingly declined when facing off against Boston this year.
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka says her participation in the US Open is in doubt because she might not be able to bring her infant son to New York as a result of her separation from his father.
Opposing hitters continue to rake in Queens
Citi Field has been a sanctuary for opposing hitters this season. On Wednesday, Aaron Judge was the latest slugger to hit a 450-foot home run against the Mets this season.
Judge returns to jury pool thanks to slump
Over the course of the Judge's 33-game strikeout streak, the rookie has put up some of baseball's worst offensive numbers.
Texas loves the long ball
Aaron Judge may have smacked a 457-foot moon shot, but two of the five longest home runs hit on Wednesday came off the bat of Carlos Beltran and Adrian Beltre, who both play for Texas teams.
Judge keeps climbing list with big blast
Aaron Judge has about six weeks left to keep pursuing the record for most home runs by a rookie. His Wednesday night shot to center field at Citi Field was measured at 457 feet, equaling his second-longest HR of the season.
Bats slowing down in the Bronx
After a strong start to the season, Aaron Judge & Co. have seen their batting averages plummet. The Yankees have dropped to a .248 BA as a team since the All-Star break, compared to their .264 mark beforehand.
Make that three straight for the Yanks?
Jaime Garcia and Robert Gsellman will take the mound for their respective teams Wednesday night, as the Mets return to Citi Field in hopes of avenging the past two losses they've suffered to the Yankees.
Judge, Stanton heading in different directions
Aaron Judge was leading the home run pack before the All-Star break, but Giancarlo Stanton has gone above and beyond since then, tripling the amount of homers the rookie has hit since the Home Run Derby.
Judge's struggles in perspective
Aaron Judge struck out for the 32nd consecutive game on Tuesday night, moving him into a tie with Adam Dunn (2012) for the longest single-season streak by a non-pitcher in MLB history. However, his funk has been statistically worse than Dunn's.
Stanton continues HR streak with 432-foot shot
Joey Gallo hit Tuesday's longest home run, but Giancarlo Stanton remains the talk of the town after hitting a 432-foot homer against the Giants to extend his HR streak to six games.
Why pitchers should change speeds vs. Judge
Like most hitters, Aaron Judge has struggled when facing fastballs at 95 mph or faster. But believe it or not, he's also had trouble hitting for power against slower fastballs (under 90 mph), despite a strong contact rate on such pitches.
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