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Yankees smack three home runs, take series opener from Orioles

The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 6-2, in the series opener on Monday night at Oriole Park.

Luis Severino got the start for New York and allowed one run on one hit over six innings while walking two and striking out seven.

Jonathan Loasiga tossed a scoreless seventh and Chad Green fired a scoreless eighth. Aroldis Chapman gave up a solo home run in the ninth in a non-save situation.


The Yankees smacked three home runs and scored six runs on 11 hits.

Giancarlo Stanton opened the scoring in the third inning with a two-out RBI double to left-center.

Jose Trevino banged one off the right-field foul pole for a three-run home run in the fourth, his first with the Yankees.

In the ninth, Josh Donaldson and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back homers.

Donaldson collected three hits while Gleyber Torres had two and was on base four times. Trevino also finished with a multi-hit game. Joey Gallo went 0-for-5 with five strikeouts.

Anthony Santander homered twice for Baltimore.

The Yankees will send Jameson Taillon to the mound on Tuesday night. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.



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