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Yankees fall to Pirates, 5-2

The New York Yankees suffered their second straight loss on Tuesday night as they fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-2, at PNC Park.

Jameson Taillon started on the mound for New York and surrendered five runs over 5 1/3 innings while striking out five. Lucas Luetge and Aroldis Chapman had scoreless outings in relief.

The Yankees struggled to generate offense as they finished 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position and left nine runners on base. Aaron Judge put New York on the board in the fifth with a two-out RBI single. Matt Carpenter drove in the Yankees’ second run in the eighth with a two-out RBI single.


Isiah Kiner-Falefa collected three hits, while Gleyber Torres and Carpenter each had two.

Daniel Vogelbach and Jack Suwinski homered for Pittsburgh. Ben Gamel and Oneil Cruz also drove in runs.

The Yankees will try to snap their skid on Wednesday night with Luis Severino on the hill. The first pitch is slated for 7:05 p.m.



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