Despite Injuries, Yankees Want Mariners Clean Up

when it hurts new York YankeesManager Aaron Boone often describes the situation by saying “the season waits for no one”, before talking about new opportunities for other players.

two of those caregivers helped Yankees on Wednesday, and thanks to contributions from Jake Bowers and Billy McKinney, New York will be going for a three-game sweep when it hosts seattle mariners Thursday night

Yankees are 6–8 at Dodger Stadium since losing Aaron Judge to injury on June 3 when the slugger collided with the right field wall while tracking a flyball. They are seeking their first series sweep since May 19-21 in Cincinnati

New York began the current series with a 3–1 win on Tuesday and a 4–2 win on Wednesday.

McKinney, who hit a solo homer on Wednesday, has gone deep three times since Judge has been called to replace him. He has also reached base in each of his 12 games.

Bauers hit a two-run homer on Wednesday – his sixth this season. 13 of his last 18 hits have gone for extra bases (nine doubles, four homers).

Boone said of dealing with injuries, “It’s part of it and the season waits for no one.” “It has created opportunities for people and opportunities that many people have taken advantage of. So this is what we prepare ourselves for. You know there will be things that keep coming throughout the season and you have to be prepared Stay as long as you can.”

When Yankees With production expected to continue from two unlikely sources, he hopes Giancarlo Stanton and DJ LeMahieu can start to warm up after sitting out Wednesday

Stanton is batting .196 this season and is 5 for 45 (.111) since returning from a hamstring injury on June 2.

LeMahieu is batting. 232 and has been on the bench for four Yankeeslast five games

Expected to rediscover his offense after totaling three runs and eight hits in first two games against Seattle Yankees, Jarred Kelenik scored a run in each of both games but Julio Rodriguez, Ty France, Teoscar Hernandez and Eugenio Suarez went a combined 1-for-14 on Wednesday.

“It’s kind of spotty right now,” said France marinersCombative attack. “You’ll see good batters here and there, some hits here and there, but it’s one of those things where we’re not doing it all at once. So it’s hard to win baseball games like that.”

Seattle will likely be without leadoff man JP Crawford for the second straight night. Crawford injured his right shoulder in the second inning on Tuesday and was replaced by Dylan Moore at shortstop in that contest, then rookie José Caballero on Wednesday.

After solid starts from Gerrit Cole and Johnny Brito in the first two games of the series, Yankees Hand the ball off to Domingo German (4-4, 4.30 ERA

The German will make his fifth start since returning from a 10-game suspension for using a foreign substance. The right-hander suffered the loss on Friday when he was tagged for seven runs on seven hits over two innings during a 15-5 blowout at Boston. He conceded only one run in each of his last two matches.

Is 3-0 with a 4.22 ERA in four career appearances (three starts) against the German. mariners, He faced them in Seattle on May 29, when he allowed four runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings and earned the 10–4 win.

Seattle rookie Brian Wu (0-1, 7.30 ERA) will make his fourth career start after pitching his abbreviated career best. Woo struck out nine on Friday against the Chicago White Sox, allowing two runs in 5 2/3 innings. His 20 strikeouts in his first three career starts were one shy of Felix Hernandez’s team record.

– Field Level Media