On Tuesday, the New York Yankees lost their third game in a trot after the Cincinnati Reds scored four runs during the game\’s final innings. The red clinched a 4-3 victory thanks to Jonathan India, who hit a go-ahead with a two-run single in the ninth innings to seal the deal. Unfortunately, the Bombers dropped to 48-1 in the ninth after dominating the game in the first eight innings. Clay Holmes(4-1) failed to strike out the five hitters he faced in the final innings. He loaded the bases by getting a walk from Tommy Pham and conceded a single to Joey Votto and Tylers Stephenson. Moreover, Tyler Naquin scored an RBI single while Holmes received booing after he hit Farmer with a pitch, forcing another run.
Further, Wandy Peralta took over, forcing the reds batters to hit grounders, resulting in forceouts at the plate. Peralta was just one strike shy from a save when India belted a 0.2 pitch in the center field. The Reds managed to pull off their fifth straight win in 2022. However, they failed to secure a single run in eight innings against Gerrit Cole. The Yankees right-hander struck out eleven batters, securing his fifth double-figures strikeout game this season. Micheal King pitched a good eight inning before Holmes gave away 16-for-18 on saves.
Elsewhere, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run single to take the Yankees in the lead against Cincinnati rookie Graham Ashcraft. Josh Donaldson suffered a right shin contusion and was taken for precautionary X-rays. Hicks also got injured when he fouled a ball off his lower leg and required assistance to get off the field. In addition, Ashcraft conceded three runs on seven hits in nine innings. He struck out three Bombers layers and walked three. Reiver Sanmartin pitched a scoreless inning for the Reds. And Alexis Diaz walked DJ LaMahieu in the ninth. However, Torres secured a game-ending double to seal Diaz\’s third save.