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Yankees use four-run first inning to beat Athletics

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  • Kyle Evans 

The New York Yankees used a four-run first inning to pick up a 4-3 bounce-back win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.

New York (16-8) fell behind 1-0 in the top of the first but responded with four in the bottom of the frame. Giancarlo Stanton smoked a two-run double and Anthony Rizzo crushed a two-run home run.

Marcus Stroman allowed three runs over 5.1 innings while striking out nine. Ron Marinaccio, Caleb Ferguson, Dennis Santana, and Clay Holmes combined for 4.2 scoreless innings.

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Clarke Schmidt will take the ball on Wednesday as the Yankees look to take a 2-1 series lead. The first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.