Struggling Yankees hope for better days than last place A’s

When new York Yankees Experienced a disappointing weekend for visiting best team in the majors Oakland Athletics enjoyed my best weekend ever

After their most disappointing defeat of a middling season, Yankees will return home and try to stay over 500 on Monday night when they face Exercisewho are coming off their first series win

Yankees Hoping to avoid falling to 18-18, that would mark the second time this month at the .500 mark. They were 15–15 after blowing a two-run lead on May 1 at home against Cleveland.

After winning the last two games against the Guardians, Yankees Sandwiched a pair of one-run losses around a 3–2 victory in his first series with the Tampa Bay Rays. On Sunday, Anthony Rizzo and Harrison Bader Yankees On Sunday, Isaac Paredes had a game-winning hit in the 10th inning when Albert Abreu blew a six-run lead and lost 8–7.

Yankees Spoiled Sunday’s game with ace Gerrit Cole on the mound and made other mistakes that led to runs for Tampa Bay

“I thought we progressed as a group throughout the series,” Cole said.

In the sixth inning, Jimmy Cordero grounded out to Yandy Diaz’s grounder, threw to first for the out and allowed Jose Siri to score from second and put the Rays ahead 7–6. In the 10th, Aaron Hicks was thrown out at the plate after avoiding a tag during a rundown on a ground ball by Gleyber Torres.

“Tough, but we start a big homestand tomorrow and we’ve got to build on that,” said manager Aaron Boone.

Yankees Managed to score more than five runs for only the second time in their last 16 matches

Oakland scored 17 runs in the first two games of the three-game series in Kansas City, but was held to four hits on Sunday and two at-bats with runners in scoring position. The A’s had 26 total hits and 26 at-bats with runners in scoring position during their first winning streak of the season.

Ryan Noda went 0-for-4 on Sunday as the A’s increased their run differential to minus-124. Brett Rucker, who is hitting .319, went 0-for-3 in his last six games and is 5-for-23 after hitting .353 in his first 22 games.

Nestor Cortes (3-2, 4.91 ERA), who is off to the worst start of his career and has given up 14 runs in his last three games, opens the series for New York. Cortes had pushed back his turn due to strep throat and is pitching for the first time since torching seven runs and five hits, including three homers, over 4 2/3 innings in a 15-2 loss to Texas on April 30. .

Cortes is 0–1 with a 4.38 ERA in four career appearances against Oakland. In his only start against the A’s, Cortes allowed three runs over 5 1/3 innings on August 28, 2021, in a 3–2 loss.

JP Sears (0-2, 5.06) – who was 3-0 with a 2.05 ERA in the first seven games (two starts) Yankees Traded him at 2022 deadline for Frankie Montas — goes to Oakland

Sears is coming off his best start to the season when he allowed four hits over six scoreless innings before allowing five runs out of Oakland’s bullpen in the 10th inning of a 7-2 loss to Seattle on Wednesday.

Oakland manager Mark Kotse said, “Excellent job by Sears.” “Unfortunately, the back end and the bullpen haven’t been able to pull it off.”

– Field Level Media