Yankees takeaways from Tuesday’s 5-0 loss to Braves, including Luis Severino’s continued first-inning haunts

New York Yankees beginning pitcher Luis Severino (40) pitches towards the Atlanta Braves throughout the first inning at Truist Park. / Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports activities

The Yankees as soon as once more did not get something going offensively as they have been defeated by the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Tuesday evening at Truist Park.

Listed here are the takeaways…

Luis Severino’s first-inning troubles this season have been nicely documented, so going through the most effective group in MLB at scoring runs within the first inning was certainly going to be a problem for him.

The best-hander’s outing didn’t begin off on the proper foot after Ronald Acuna Jr. singled to leadoff the sport, nevertheless it acquired worse when Severino threw the ball away attempting to choose off Acuna Jr. at first base which allowed the speedster to advance all the way in which to 3rd with no one out.

Nevertheless, it appeared Severino would possibly get out of the inning unscathed after getting Michael Harris II to come out and placing out Austin Riley on a 99-mph fastball. However after strolling the damaging Matt Olson, Marcell Ozuna despatched the primary pitch he noticed from Severino (a lazy slider in the course of the plate) into orbit for a three-run dwelling run to get Atlanta on the board. The inning might’ve been worse after a stroll and a hit-by-pitch, however Severino ended the inning with a flyout.

– From that time on, Sevy didn’t pitch all that dangerous. He struck out 4 of the subsequent seven batters he confronted, all swinging, with a powerful fastball/cutter mixture. His evening might have felt completely totally different, too, if not for an error by third baseman Isiah Kiner-Falefa to start the underside of the fourth inning. Severino did nicely to neglect in regards to the error and get two groundouts, however going through Acuna Jr. with a runner on and the third time via the lineup, he served up one other dwelling run, this one a two-run shot, that gave the Braves a 5-0 lead.

– Each runs have been unearned as a result of error, however for each of the house runs (which accounted for all 5 runs) Sevy had two outs within the inning and simply couldn’t end issues off. Nonetheless, Severino didn’t pitch as dangerous as his ultimate line of 4.0 innings pitched, 5 hits, 5 runs (three earned), two walks and 5 strikeouts suggests.

– In the meantime, offensively the Yankees couldn’t get something going, mustering only one hit all evening – DJ LeMahieu’s single within the second off right-hander Bryce Elder. Aaron Choose walked twice and New York walked a complete of 5 occasions, however they grounded into 4 double performs, together with Choose to finish the sport, that rapidly erased any potential menace.

– The one vivid spots of the sport have been the Yankee relievers (Wandy Peralta, Jonathan Loaisiga, Tommy Kahnle and Clay Holmes) every pitched a scoreless inning in an try to preserve their group within the recreation.

– In the long run, it wasn’t sufficient because the Yankees have now fallen to 60-60 on the season with their playoff probabilities on life help.


What’s subsequent

The Yankees and Braves end out their three-game collection in Atlanta on Wednesday evening at 7:20 p.m.

New York has but to announce a starter, whereas RHP Charlie Morton (11-10, 3.71 ERA) will begin for the Braves.

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