Yankees Extend Win Streak to Eight Games with Victory over Twins

June 7th, 2024

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees continued their impressive winning streak on Thursday night, defeating the Minnesota Twins 8-5 at Yankee Stadium. This victory marked the team’s eighth consecutive win, their longest streak since 2022.

The game started off on a shaky note for the Yankees, with starting pitcher Marcus Stroman giving up an early home run to the Twins’ Carlos Correa. Despite Stroman’s struggles, the Yankees’ offense came alive, led by key contributions from Trent Grisham and Gleyber Torres. Grisham’s two-run homer in the second inning set the tone for the game, while Torres added a crucial two-run double later on.

The Yankees’ lineup showcased its depth, with contributions from players throughout the order. Batters six through nine combined for six of the team’s seven RBIs, highlighting the team’s all-around performance. The bullpen also delivered a solid performance, closing out the game with four scoreless innings.

Manager Aaron Boone praised the team’s confidence and cohesion, noting that the Yankees have a strong belief in their ability to win games. The victory extended the Yankees’ perfect record against the Twins this season to 6-0, further asserting their dominance over their opponents.

As the Yankees look to maintain their winning streak, they will rely on contributions from both their star players and unsung heroes. With the team firing on all cylinders, they are poised to continue their success in the days ahead.