Frelick's catch in 10th preserves no-hit bid, Yankees rally to beat Brewers 4-3 in 13th

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at New York Yankees

NEW YORK CITY — Sal Frelick raced back as Anthony Volpe struck a deep drive to ideal field and was completely familiar with the brief deck together with the the bigger Joey Wiemer charging in his instructions from center field.

The novice’s intent was to extend the video game and keep a historical no-hit quote alive for the Milwaukee Brewers, even if it implied an accident.

Frelick had the ability to keep the Yankees hitless and the video game scoreless with his jumping, backhand capture in the 10th inning, however New York rallied to beat the Brewers 4-3 on Sunday when Giancarlo Stanton struck a connecting, two-run homer in the 12th and Kyle Higashioka struck a winning double in the 13th.

After Corbin Burnes pitched 8 hitless innings and Devin Williams worked a 1-2-3 ninth, the Yankees had 2 on in the 10th versus Abner Uribe, one the automated runner and the other on a walk. Volpe struck a drive and Frelick made a lights-out catch – he knocked out the lights on the videoboard connected to the wall.

“Obviously the short porch in right there so you know the wall’s going to come into play at some point,” stated Frelick, who is noted at 5 foot 10 and 182 pounds. “At that point in the game, it’s just the ball’s up in the air. You got to go out full speed and catch it before you get over the wall.”

He jumped versus the wall and captured the ball as he elbowed Wiemer in the mouth. Wiemer, 6 foot 4 and 220 pounds, sustained a bloody lip and cut inside his mouth.

“That’s the catch you want to make to win and finish it off with a great play like that,” Milwaukee supervisor Craig Counsell stated. “It was a heck of a play. To keep playing like that after a play like that is incredible.”

Tyrone Taylor struck a run-scoring single in the 11th off Nick Ramirez and with Milwaukee 2 outs from the very first 11-inning no-hitter in big league history, Oswaldo Cabrera pulled a connecting RBI double down the right-field line with one out off Joel Payamps.

Wiemer had an RBI double and Andrew Monasterio a sacrifice fly versus Ramirez in the 12th, however Stanton homered off Andrew Chafin in the bottom half and Higashioka doubled in the 13th. The drive versus Hoby Milner (2-1) discussed Taylor, arrived at the left-field caution track and scored automated runner Everson Pereira for Higashioka’s very first profession walk-off hit.

“To me personally it means the world,” Higashioka stated.

New York won in spite of being held to 3 hits or less for the 16th time, matching the 1913 group for the most in Yankees history. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, this was the 4th time a group was no-hit into the 11th and won, the very first considering that the Mets on June 14, 1965 at Cincinnati.

“Burnes was excellent,” New York supervisor Aaron Boone stated. “He maybe made a couple of mistakes where I thought we got some pitches to do some things with but for the most part he was living on the edges.”

Anthony Misiewicz (2-0) pitched around a walk in a hitless 13th, integrating with Gerrit Cole, Clay Holmes, Tommy Kahnle and Ramirez on a six-hitter. New York ended a streak of 7 straight extra-inning losses, one shy of the group record.

Burnes set out 7 and strolled 2 in 8 innings, tossing 109 pitches – one shy of his season high and 6 except his profession high.

“Once you’re out of the game, you can’t control it and you got to trust the guys that are out there,” Burnes stated.

The 2021 NL Cy Young Award winner retired his very first 12 players prior to strolling Stanton on his 54th pitch. Burnes, a 28-year-old right-hander, has actually never ever tossed a total video game in 103 major league begins.

“We lost and we didn’t finish the no-hitter,” Burnes stated.

Cole permitted 3 hits in 7 innings, reducing his AL-leading age to 2.79. Cole set out 9 and strolled none, and with 204 strikeouts ended up being the very first Yankees pitcher with 3 200-strikeout seasons.


Brewers: OF Christian Yelich (back) is everyday and might return Monday. Burnes fine-tuned an ankle fielding Isiah Kiner-Falefa’s grounder to end the seventh however stated he feels fine.

Yankees: OF Jasson Domínguez has a split UCL in his ideal elbow and will have surgical treatment.


Brewers: RHP Brandon Woodruff (4-1, 2.30) opposes Miami LHP Jesús Luzardo (9-8, 3.59) in the opener of a four-game series Monday in Milwaukee.

Yankees: RHP Clarke Schmidt (9-8, 4.54) opposes Red Sox RHP Kutter Crawford (6-7, 4.36) in the opener of a four-game series Monday in Boston.

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