The Yankees’ big bats had a breakout night Monday in the Bronx, headlined by a series of home runs from the likes of vets Giancarlo Stanton and Didi Gregorius and fresher faces such as Tyler Austin and Miguel Andujar.
Homers, including Andujar’s, which made history, weren’t the only types of hits that were en vogue in the Yankees’ 14-1 win over the Minnesota Twins, a team they have owned recently at Yankee Stadium. Singles were, too.
Entering play on Thursday, the Yankees had played 12 outdoor games that had an average first-pitch temperature of 47 degrees. The coldest of the bunch was a game that began with a 38-degree air temperature. Seven of the 18 games they were scheduled to have played by that point had also Sam Martin Jersey been impacted by inclement weather, whether delays or postponements.
Sterling Moore Womens Jersey The past three days, temperatures in New York have climbed to an average 58 degrees by first pitch.
Game Mens Brett Favre Jersey
It’s getting warmer. We’re getting warmer, too, Gregorius said. It’s getting hot, and everybody’s doing what they’re supposed to do.
During Monday’s action-packed game, one of the more promising young stars on a Yankees team chock-full of them joined some elite franchise company. Andujar, New York’s current third baseman who has been filling in for injured starter Brandon Drury, became only the third player in Yankees history to collect extra-base hits in seven consecutive games before turning 24, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
But they’re now just a plus-1 in goals at 5-on-5 after looking like they were going to carry the Bruins to victory in the first two games in Boston. Pastrnak has two assists in four games and has scored in his past two. Marchand has one goal in his past four is and scoreless in his past two. Bergeron is scoreless in three and missed Game 4 because of injury. Boston needs the best line in hockey to be the best line in Game 7.
Emily Kaplan, national NHL reporter: Despite blowing the early series lead, the deeper and more talented Bruins are still the favorite. For the Maple Leafs to have any chance at the upset, Frederik Andersen is going to need to play out of his mind. The good news for Toronto: The 28-year-old has been terrific of late. After a rocky start, Andersen has a .936 save percentage over his past four games, including 32 saves in Monday’s Game 6. He has consistently been a leading figure in this series. When he has been off his game, Toronto has been blown out. When he’s on — well, there’s a reason we’re now at a Game 7.
Chris Peters, NHL prospects writer: No active NHL player has appeared in a Game 7 more times than Zdeno Chara. Wednesday night will mark the 12th Game 7 of his career, one shy of the record co-held by Hockey Hall of Famers Patrick Roy and Scott Stevens.