Yankees winning streak ends: New York loses to Athletics, snapping franchise’s fifth longest winning streak

Aaron Boone New York Yankees

The New York Yankees‘ longest successful streak in 60 years is over. Saturday afternoon in Oakland, the Yankees fell 3-2 (box score) to the Athletics within the third recreation of their four-game collection. New York had received its earlier 13 video games, the franchise’s most prolific successful streak since Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle have been chasing Babe Ruth’s residence run document in September of 1961.

The Yankees fell behind early when a Tony Kemp single within the second inning gave the A’s a 1-0 lead. Sean Murphy subsequently scored on a balk to place Oakland up 2-0. Just one different run would rating till the ninth inning with that approaching a solo residence run by Matt Chapman within the fourth. That was all A’s starter Frankie Montas wanted, as he held New York to 2 hits and a stroll whereas punching out six batters in seven frames.

Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge would launch a two-run homer within the ninth to chop Oakland’s result in one. The Yankees have been unable to get the tying run throughout, nevertheless.

It was a much-needed win for the Athletics, who entered the day 3 1/2 video games again within the hunt for the American League’s second wild card spot. The A’s had misplaced six in a row previous to Saturday’s contest. They’re now 12-12 in August.

The Yankees’ 13-game successful streak was not solely the longest successful streak in baseball this season, it was the longest in baseball since Cleveland’s historic 22-game winning streak in 2017. It was additionally tied for the fifth longest successful streak in Yankees historical past. Listed here are the franchise’s longest successful streaks:

  1. 19 video games: June 29 to July 17, 1947 
  2. 18 video games: Could 27 to June 14, 1953
  3. 16 video games: Could 10-26, 1926
  4. 15 video games: Sept. 16 to Oct. 2, 1960
  5. 14 video games: June 29 to July 13, 1941
  6. 13 video games: Aug. 14, 2021 to Aug. 28, 2021 (additionally Sept. 1-12, 1961 and July 3-18, 1954)

Even with Saturday’s loss, the Yankees have received: 13 of their final 14 video games; 20 of their final 24; 30 of their final 39; and 35 of their final 47. The Yankees have been sizzling, in different phrases, and so they’ll have an opportunity on Sunday to win a collection in opposition to a possible postseason opponent. 

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