Yankees fall to Dodgers 8-2


Dodgers vs. Yankees
FINAL: Dodgers 8, Yankees 2
WIN: Jose De Leon (2-0, 4.09 ERA)
LOSS: Bryan Mitchell (1-1, 2.45 ERA)

As the Yankees welcomed the Los Angeles Dodgers to town, they hoped to inch closer towards the second Wild Card. However, a poor start from Bryan Mitchell sent the Yankees to a 9-2 loss at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.

The Yankees got on the board in the second on a Starlin Castro home run, and in the fifth on an Aaron Judge solo-shot.

Mitchell went 2.1 innings, giving up six runs on eight hits while striking out two. Chasen Shreve retired two batters, Richard Bleier pitched four scoreless innings, James Pazos gave up a run in his inning of work and Ben Heller gave up a run in his inning.

What’s Next?

— The Yankees return on Tuesday night with hopes of getting back to their winning ways. CC Sabathia will start for the Yankees and Julio Urias will start for the Dodgers. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. and the game will air on the YES Network.

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