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Friday August 12th 2022


A.J. Burnett Has Disastrous Performance in Toronto

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The Yankees magic number was down to one, but they never really had a chance to clinch last night thanks to an absolutely terrible performance from starter A.J. Burnett, who couldn’t even last three innings as he gave up seven runs over 2.1 innings in a 7-5 loss in Toronto.

Here are some highlights:

Burnett’s line: 2.1 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 2 HR. He is the first Yankees pitcher since 1992 to post 15 losses in a season. The offense struggled against Mark Rzepczynski, who struck out nine batters in five innings. He did give up a two-run homer to Curtis Granderson. Mark Teixeira made it interesting in the seventh when his three-run homer made it 7-5, but the ...

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