Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Yankees rookie outfielder Everson Pereira finally broke through for his first career MLB hit. Facing reliever Jordan Weems, Pereira laced a double down the left field line.

Pereira is now 1 for 12 in his MLB career.

The Yankees trail Washington 5-4 entering the ninth inning.

Josh Benjamin has been a staff writer at ESNY since 2018. He has had opinions about everything, especially the Yankees and Knicks. He co-hosts the “Bleacher Creatures” podcast and is always looking for new pieces of sports history to uncover, usually with a Yankee Tavern chicken parm sub in hand.