No. 9 batter Tyrone Taylor hit a go-ahead home run in relief of Christian Yelich, starting a three-run eighth inning and leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. New York Yankees.
In doing so, Milwaukee put a stop to the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Yankees team that won the World Series in 1998.
With the game tied 2-2 and the score at 1-0, Taylor found a sinker from Nicaraguan Jonathan Loaisiga (0-2) and sent the ball down the left field line for his sixth home run. Taylor was added to the Milwaukee lineup when Yelich was sidelined by lower back pain about 10 minutes before the scheduled start of a game that was delayed 2 hours, 34 minutes because of rain.
Milwaukee (79-62) extended its lead over the Chicago Cubs to four games atop the National League Central Division.
Dominican Joel Payamps (5-4) struck out his compatriot, rookie Jasson Domínguez, when Aaron Judge was at first base to end the seventh inning and earn the win.
For the Brewers, Venezuelan William Contreras was 2-for-5 with a run scored and two RBIs, and Andruw Monasterio was 0-3 with an RBI. The Dominicans Carlos Santana 5-1 with a run scored, Willy Adames 5-1 with a run scored and an RBI. Mexican Rowdy Téllez 1-0. The Puerto Rican Víctor Caratini without an official turn, but with two RBIs.
Dominican Dominquez is 4-0 for the Yankees. The Venezuelans Gleyber Torres 2-0 with a run scored, Everson Pereira 3-1, Oswald Peraza 4-1 with an RBI.