Game 128 / 71-57 / 2nd / -1.5 GB : Didi Gregorius and Brian McCann provided the run support behind a crisp outing by Luis Severino as New York took the middle game of the road series in Atlanta.
Here’s the box score, full recap, and video highlights.
Yankees 3, Braves 1
“He’s pretty quiet. He’s not someone that’s loud and you always hear from. He just goes about his business the right way. He’s prepared every day, he knows where he is supposed to be and he does his work. I think he’s handled it well.” ‐ Joe Girardi on Luis Severino (h/t: Bryan Hoch / MLB.com)
Dellin’s No-Look Stab
Insurance Agent Brian McCann
MEMORY LANE : On today’s date in 1964, on Elston Howard Night, the Yankees sweep a doubleheader from Boston, 10-2, and 6-1. Joe Pepitone‘s three home runs, including a grand slam, and Roger Maris‘ six singles lead the offense. Mickey Mantle hits home run No. 447 in the opener and ties Babe Ruth‘s career strikeout record (1,330) in the nightcap. … (h/t: Baseball-Reference.com, Today in Baseball History)