Yankees lose ninth straight game, endure longest losing streak since 1982


The Washington Nationals beat the New York Yankees, 2-1, Tuesday night in Yankee Stadium. It was a video game that saw 3 solo homers represent all the scoring, with the distinction being a CJ Abrams shot for the Nationals in the top of the 8th. 

The 2 groups are entering absolutely various instructions today. The Nationals are 13-6 in August and 22-14 given that the All-Star break. The Yankees have actually lost 9 video games in a row which’s the huge story here. 

This now marks the Yankees longest losing streak given that 1982. That 1982 group included Dave Winfield, Goose Gossage, Ron Guidry, Dave Righetti and Willie Randolph. A 21-year-old prodigy called Don Mattingly debuted that season. The leading earning film at the time? E.T. That’s the length of time ago it was the last time the Yankees lost 9 video games in a row. 

Not just that, the Yankees are approaching the worst losing streak in franchise history. 

The 1908 Yankees had a 12-game losing streak. There was an 11-game losing streak in 1913 and one that extended in between 1911 and 1912. Then there are 8 various nine-game losing streaks, including this existing one. That makes this existing streak among the 11 longest losing streaks in Yankees history. 

They aren’t even making things intriguing, either. They have not had a lead given that last Monday. That’s 6 straight video games without any leads, which connects the longest such streak in the majors this season and the Yankees’ longest such stretch given that 2000. 

By method of pointer, the Yankees have not had a losing season given that 1992 and they have not ended up in last location given that 1990. They are presently 60-65 and in last location. 

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