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Duffy beats Yanks for 2nd time in week as Royals win 6-2

Danny Duffy beat the Yankees for the second time in a week and rookie Jorge Bonifacio capped a three-run, seventh-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run homer that led the Kansas City Royals over New York 6-2 on Tuesday night.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees lost to the Royals, 6-2. Kansas City couldn't solve Yankees rookie starter Jordan Montgomery, as they scored their only run on a Lorenzo Cain solo shot in Montgomery's 6 2/3 innings. But then against Yankee relievers Adam Warren, Jonathan Holder and Chasen Shreve, Kansas City was even more homer happy. Each of the Yankee relievers gave up a homers, as Jorge Bonifacio, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas all went deep.

Moustakas sends one flying into second deck (0:31)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Jorge Bonifacio just hit an opposite two-run field homer off Adam Warren to make it 3-2 Royals in the 7th.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Rookie Jordan Montgomery leaves to a nice hand after his best outing of his young career. Montgomery allowed just one run on two hits, striking out six and walking none in 6 2/3 innings. The Yankees are beating the Royals, 2-1 in the 7th. Aaron Judge is 0-for-2 with a walk.

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Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks has 8 HR in 33 games. He had 8 in 123 games last season.

Is Aaron Judge making baseball fun again? (0:40)

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Yankees LF Brett Gardner and C Gary Sanchez are each getting the night off on Tuesday vs. the Royals.

Judge shares superstitious gum routine (0:33)
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17hDavid Schoenfield

Real or not? Brett Gardner an All-Star

A torrid month of May at the plate has Gardner making a case for the Midsummer Classic, though his fellow Yankee outfielders could edge him out.

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22hSean Morrison

The Aaron Judge home run tracker

Just how many homers can the Yankees right fielder hit this season? We're about to find out. Follow along as we track the new slugger in the Bronx.

Girardi makes amends, cleans off plate (0:24)
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Tidying up: Umps look on as Girardi cleans plate

On Monday night, the umpires were laughing with Yankees manager Joe Girardi, who was given a chance to clean off home plate two days after he'd covered it with dirt while being ejected.

Didi sends it 403 feet to the second deck (0:24)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees beat the Royals, 4-2. The Yankees received homers from Brett Gardner, Didi Gregorius and Chris Carter. Michael Pineda picked up his fifth win, while Dellin Betances closed it out.

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Yankees LF Brett Gardner already has more home runs at this point in the season than he did in all of 2016.

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Brett Gardner now has nine homers in his last 21 games The Yankees trail the Royals, 2-1, in the third.

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Judge gets rooting section at Yankee Stadium

Aaron Judge's rooting section is framed by faux wood paneling and built to fit 18 fans wearing black judicial robes with the Yankees' logo on the front and Judge's No. 99 on the back.

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The new Judge's Chambers at Yankee Stadium accommodates 18 fans picked at random from other seats. The fans get to borrow a black Judge's robe and keep a foam gavel that says, "All rise!"

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Power Rankings: Yankees hold steady in top five

The Yankees finally lost a game in which Aaron Judge homered -- on Saturday, when he notched his 15th. New York is still 12-1 when Judge hits at least one home run in a game.

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2dJerry Crasnick

Revisiting preseason questions: Yankees

In mid-February, we wondered if the Yankees' youngsters were ready for the spotlight. A quarter of the way through, the answer has been a resounding yes.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2692nd
On Base Percentage.3481st
Slugging Percentage.4543rd
Earned Run Average3.868th
Quality Starts20Tied-12th

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