The New York Yankees seek a win over KC after a rare bullpen collapse on Tuesday.
The New York Yankees had a 3-2 lead, but a rare bad outing from Jonathan Loaisiga and coming up just short on the comeback saw them fall 6-5 to the Kanas City Royals. Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings, but it just wasn’t enough.
The first-place Red Sox defeated the Rays, so the Yankees remain in third place and 5.5 games back.
Kansas City Royals (33-38) @ New York Yankees (38-34)
Start Time: 7:05 p.m. EDT
Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280
Royals: Danny Duffy (4-3, 1.94 ERA)
Yankees: Michael King (0-3, 4.08 ERA)
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Danny Duffy returns to the mound tonight vs. the Yankees.#TogetherRoyal pic.twitter.com/FVuLU8Mhej
— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) June 23, 2021
Back under the lights in the Bronx. #SquadUp pic.twitter.com/IXjK2zYlA2
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) June 23, 2021