By TODD KARPOVICH
The Related Press
BALTIMORE – Maikel Franco homered and drove in three runs, rookie Bruce Zimmermann got here out of the bullpen to carry down the Yankees and Baltimore Orioles prevented a three-game sweep by rallying to beat New York 10-6 Sunday.
“It was a fantastic comeback from our guys,” Orioles supervisor Brandon Hyde stated. “We had lots of powerful losses right here within the final week to 2 weeks.”
Aaron Decide homered for the third straight sport and went 6 for 10 with 4 residence runs and 5 RBIs within the sequence.
However former Sumter Excessive pitcher Jordan Montgomery failed to carry leads of 4-0 within the first inning and 5-2 within the third, and New York dropped to 1-6 this season when making an attempt to finish a sequence sweep.
“He had a tough time placing some guys away,” Yankees supervisor Aaron Boone stated. “I believed they’d some good at-bats off him. A few occasions he tried to point out them the fastball late within the depend, two strikes, he did not get it the place he needed to. There have been some errors with that.”
Baltimore is 6-15 at Camden Yards, the worst residence file within the main leagues.
Montgomery gave up 5 runs and 6 hits in three innings, elevating his ERA to 4.75. He had allowed two runs over 11 innings in two earlier begins in opposition to the Orioles this season.
“I’m going to must a have a look at it tomorrow and make it higher,” Montgomery stated. “Plenty of issues may have gone in a different way right now.”
Baltimore went forward for good at 6-5 within the fourth on Trey Mancini’s two-out RBI double off Michael King (0-1). Mancini has 32 RBIs in 40 video games.
Franco had three hits, together with a two-run homer off Wandy Peralta within the seventh that opened an 8-5 lead. Rookie Ryan Mountcastle added a two-run single in opposition to Luis Cessa within the eighth and completed with a season-high 4 RBIs.
New York is 6-4 in opposition to the Orioles, however the groups will not meet once more till Aug. 2-4 within the Bronx.
Zimmermann (2-3), recalled from Triple-A Norfolk previous to the sport, allowed one run and two hits over 5 2/3 innings with six strikeouts and one stroll after Adam Plutko gave up 4 runs within the first inning in his first begin this season after 15 aid appearances. Pluto’s ERA rose from 1.27 to 2.82.
“That was the concept to form of get via the highest of the lineup as soon as so I hopefully solely needed to face them twice,” Zimmermann stated. “I used to be ready to go the starter quantity of innings and get again to bearing down within the zone.”
Gary Sánchez and Clint Frazier hit consecutive homers within the first. The Yankees have hit 63 homers in 23 video games in Baltimore since 2019.
“We exit and get 4 in that first inning and clearly, you be ok with it,” Boone stated. “We simply weren’t ready so as to add on and so they chipped away.”
Mountcastle hit an RBI double within the backside half and rating on Pedro Severino’s single. Decide homered within the second – seven of his 12 homers this season have come in opposition to Baltimore.
Baltimore tied the rating 5-5 within the third on Mountcastle’s sacrifice fly, Franco’s RBI double and Freddy Galvis’ run-scoring single.
YANKEES COVID-19 UPDATE
The Yankees had one other constructive COVID-19 check, this one involving a employees member, supervisor Aaron Boone stated earlier than the sport. Boone didn’t establish the employees member, saying he was a part of the workforce’s assist employees. The Yankees have had 9 complete positives throughout the touring social gathering since Monday – three coaches, 5 staffers and shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Orioles: INF Ramón Urías was optioned to Norfolk. Urias was 12-for-53 (.226) with two doubles, a house run, six RBIs and 17 strikeouts.
Yankees: OF Aaron Hicks was positioned on the 10-day IL, retro to Could 13, after tearing a tendon sheath in his left wrist. The Yankees chosen the contract of OF Ryan LaMarre from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and he began in heart discipline. He went 0 for 3 in his first huge league look since Sept. 29, 2019, with Minnesota. … DH Giancarlo Stanton (left quad tightness) was held out of the lineup for a 3rd consecutive sport.
Yankees: RHP Gerrit Cole (5-1, 1.37 ERA) will begin the sequence opener Monday in Texas. Cole is 5-2 with a 3.75 ERA in 10 begins in opposition to the Rangers.
Orioles: Hyde had not introduced a starter for the sequence opener Tuesday in opposition to the Tampa Bay Rays.