DETROIT – The New York Yankees Gary Sanchez hit his third homer in two games and added a two-run single as they defeated the Detroit Tigers 10-2 on Wednesday night at Comerica Park. Sanchez once again sent a pitch deep into left field for his 26th homer in the first inning. The victory gave the New York Yankees’ their seventh win in nine games, and their second straight win by 8 or more runs over the Detroit Tigers- outscoring the Tigers 23-6.
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The victory moved the Yankees 11 games over .500 – pushing their lead for the first American League Wild Card spot to 3 1/2 games. Detroit fell 17 games under .500 for the first time since 2005.
Jaime Garcia (New York Yankees) and Michael Fulmer (Detroit Tigers) gets the start in Thursday’s 1:10 p.m. ET series finale at Comerica Park.
Reported by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post