LaMarre’s sure-fire single lifts Yanks over Phils 6-5 in 10
Posted On July 22, 2021
Pinch hitter Ryan LaMarre scored the winning run in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees recovered to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 after losing a three-point lead late in the game.
Through LARRY FLEISHER Associated Press
July 22, 2021, 3:51 am
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NEW YORK – Pinch hitter Ryan LaMarre scored the winning run in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees recovered to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Wednesday night after losing a three-point lead late in the game. match.
Gleyber Torres hit a homerun and Rougned Odor netted a two-point shot for the shorthanded Yankees, who have won four in a row and nine of 12 before a four-game streak at leading AL East Boston.
Gary Sánchez, the automatic runner on second, was sacrificed in the third in the 10th and LaMarre struck for Brett Gardner. The Phillies deployed a five-man infield and LaMarre was swarmed with excited teammates after hitting a single on the warning track in Ranger Suárez (4-2) right field.
Brooks Kriske (1-0) scored a scoreless 10th after the Yankees failed in the second and third in the ninth.
Philadelphia overcame a 5-2 deficit by sending nine hitters home in the eighth against Zack Britton and Nick Nelson. Torres made a mistake on the shortstop and the Phillies walked four times.
A goal hit by Luke Williams on Nelson took the Phillies to 5-4. Philadelphia tied when Ronald Torreyes scored on wild ground, but after running Bryce Harper to load the bases again, Nelson pulled Andrew McCutchen out on a flyout to keep the score even.
Before wasting another late lead, the Yankees took a 5-2 lead in the seventh against struggling Hector Neris on Giancarlo Stanton’s single and Odor’s home run.
Jean Segura hit a first home run and Harper netted an RBI brace, but the Phillies were 1 in 14 with runners in scoring position and have lost back-to-back games for the first time since losing four in a row of the June 20 to 25.
Torres hit a homerun and Greg Allen scored an RBI brace in the fourth for New York.
Asher Wojciechowski became the Yankees’ 10th starting pitcher this season and allowed two runs on three hits in four innings. He put out four strikes, walked three and held the Phillies without a hitting in six at-bat with runners in scoring position.
Spencer Howard allowed a three-innings scoreless hit for Philadelphia after being called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley earlier today.
LONG NAME SHARED
Wojciehowski has equaled infielder Bill Knickerbocker for most letters of a last name in Yankees history. Knickerbocker appeared in 97 games for New York City from 1938 to 1940 and played 10 seasons for five teams.
Phillies: CF Odubel Herrera (left ankle tendonitis) scored 1-4 in a rehab game with Lehigh Valley. … OV Mickey Moniak has been optioned to Triple-A.
Yankees: RHP Jonathan Loaisiga (COVID-19) has launched a paddock and could be activated for this weekend’s series in Boston. Loaisiga said he spent three days training in a park with LHP Wandy Peralta, who is also on the COVID-19 injured list. Loaisiga was surprised he tested positive and was tested because he was traveling to Nicaragua to visit his family during the star break. … 1B Luke Voit (inflamed left knee) has fielded Grounders but is still days away from full baseball activity. … RHP Corey Kluber (straight shoulder) threw on flat ground and could throw a bullpen on Friday.
Phillies: LHP Matt Moore (0-1, 5.25 ERA) opens a four-game streak Thursday against Atlanta RHP Charlie Morton (8-3, 3.69).
Yankees: LHP Jordan Montgomery (3-5, 4.18 ERA) starts a four-game streak Thursday at Fenway Park against Boston RHP Tanner Houck (0-2, 3.38).
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