The New York Yankees they are not having the season of MLB than expected. They are 33-32, have lost seven of their last nine games and are at their worst start to the season since 2016.
The Yankees come from being swept in Philadelphia and fell to fourth place in the East division in the American League. That has the manager very worried Aaron boone.
“We are going to know now what kind of character we are made of,” he said. Boone to NJ.com. “Clearly, we are in the midst of incredibly difficult times. We have confronted him all season. We are going to know what we are made of and we are going to see if we are the team that we think we are. “
Boone defended his players: “I know them too well. I don’t think they get used to losing. Of course not”.
Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen posted his 16th save of the season with a perfect ninth inning on Monday. With that save he reached 328 in his career, beating Fernando Rodney for 17th place on the all-time list.
With his next game saved, Jansen will equal Francisco Cordero for 16th.
It’s hard to believe in a lineup featuring Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado, but Monday was the 10th time in the past 14 games that the San Diego Padres were limited to two runs or less. The team OPS dropped to .686, number 22 in the majors.
“We are working,” manager Jayce Tingler told the MLB portal. “I’m a bit surprised, but I also know that in a full season you go through moments like this. As disappointing as it is, we can be a really good team. But we have work to do. “