Yankees jump on early mistakes by Royals starter Jakob Junis

The Kansas City Star
Yankees jump on early mistakes by Royals starter Jakob Junis
Yankees jump on early mistakes by Royals starter Jakob Junis

The Bronx blues continued for Royals starting pitcher Jakob Junis. The Royals couldn't keep the momentum going from a stellar all-around outing on Thursday night, as they fell 6-2 to the Yankees in front of an announced 39, 668 at Yankee Stadium on Friday night. The loss stopped the Royals from putting together their second three-game win streak of the season, and it evened up the four-game series at one game apiece heading into Saturday afternoon's tilt. One night after Royals starter Homer Bailey largely silenced the Yankees' bats, that same offense came to life with a jump-start from the long ball. The Yankees hit a pair of home runs off Junis (1-2), including one by Brett Gardner on a 2-0

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