Yankees extend MLB's longest winning streak to 10 with Gleyber Torres-led victory vs. Blue Jays


The New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 (box rating) in the only video game used Monday in between winning groups. In the procedure, the Yankees extended their winning streak to 10 video games and their lead over the Blue Jays in the AL East to 2 ½ video games. The Yankees are the first string in Major League Baseball this season to accomplish a winning streak of a minimum of 10 video games.

Longest winning streaks in MLB, 2022

  1. Yankees, 10 video games (4/22-active)
  2. Marlins, 7 video games (4/23-5/1)
  3. Twins, 7 video games (4/21-4/28)
  4. Dodgers, 7 video games (4/12-4/18)
  5. Angels, 6 video games (4/24-4/29)

By any affordable analysis, Gleyber Torres was the essential gamer. He notched a set of hits, including his 3rd crowning achievement of the project, and drove in all 3 Yankees runs. The last, and eventually the definitive, began a ninth-inning single off Yimi Garcia that plated Tim Locastro. (Locastro, who had actually initially looked into the video game to pinch-run for Giancarlo Stanton, established the run by taking 2nd base.)

Torres is now striking .239/.274/.448 on the project. He got in the night with a seasonal line of .222/.261/.397, helpful for a 92 OPS+.

Stanton offered among the other significant highlights from Monday night’s video game. In the 2nd inning, he robbed Blue Jays 3rd baseman Matt Chapman of additional bases with a jumping grab at the right-field wall. Take an appearance:

The Yankees had actually formerly constructed their winning streak with successive three-game sweeps of the Cleveland Guardians, Baltimore Orioles, and Kansas City Royals. Over the course of the 10 video games, the Yankees have actually outscored challengers 70-30. That 40-run distinction assists to describe why the Yankees, since this writing, have the AL’s finest run differential. 

Only the Los Angeles Dodgers, at plus-47, are much better general. (It need to be kept in mind that the Dodgers have actually played 2 less video games than the Yankees need to date.)

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