One night after the Dodgers stole the first game of their series with the Yankees in Yankee Stadium, they dropped the second of three 3-0 to the Bronx Bombers. The rubber match for the series will happen Wednesday at 1:10 PST.
For the second following night in the Bronx, the Dodgers started a rookie in the Yankees’ venue.
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— Elias Sports Bureau (@EliasSports) September 13, 2016
However, the first two games were as hostile for the Dodgers has the historic stadium is prone to being. Over the weekend, Pantone294 and DodgersNation took over Yankee Stadium during the first game of the three-game series.
— Chad Moriyama (@ChadMoriyama) September 13, 2016
Tonight, 20-year old Julio Urias made a shaky start for the Blue Crew only making it 3 2/3 innings. Urias only allowed four hits during his stint in the game, but he did yield three walks.
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This marked the last start for Urias on the season but is expected to be moved to the bullpen.
The game was held together by Louis Coleman, J.P. Howell and Ross Stripling, that was until the Yankees belted back-to-back homer runs by substitutes Jacoby Ellsbury and Didi Gregorius in the bottom of the seventh inning.
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In the following inning the icing was put on the cake by American League rookie standout Gary Sanchez with his solo shot in the eighth.
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The loss dropped Stripling’s record 4-7. Tomorrow Clayton Kershaw is making his second start since returning from the disabled list. His opposition to be set to be Michael Pineda.