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Thursday May 23rd 2024


6,632 Games Since Their Last One, The Yankees Turn a Triple Play

New York Yankees accomplished a rare feature in their 4-2 loss against the Oakland Athletics on Thursday afternoon. Pitcher CC Sabathia was pitching very well, but did not get enough run support to top the A's.

Sabathia pitched to Kurt Suzuki. The ball was chopped to Alex Rodriguez, who rushed to third and stepped on the bag to get Daric Barton out.

Rodriguez then beamed the ball nicely to Robinson Cano awaiting at second base to force Ryan Sweeney out.

Second Out!

From there, Cano quickly threw to Nick Johnson at first base. With the closure of his glove with the ball within, Kurt Suzuki was gunned out.

Third Out!

With that play the Yankees nailed their first triple play since June 3rd, 1963 against the Minnesota ...

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