The Bronx Tales: This team just has it. Two big wins against AL East favorite



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It's very early into the season. 30 games to be exact. The Yankees hold the best record in baseball. Most wins, least amount of losses. Like I said, there is still a lot of ball to be played but something about this team feels so right. I hope I am no Jinx, but it feels like that type of season.


Starting with the first of two, it was a rocky start for Sevy, but he managed to strike out 8 while allowing three earned runs. The offense was awfully quiet to start the game as well.


Giancarlo had enough and broke up Yusei Kikuchi’ s no-hit bid with a three run shot to tie it up. The Blue Jays got antsy and Josh Donaldson was drilled by Jays pitcher Yimi Garcia. He was tossed alongside side the pitching coach Pete Walker. An inning later, Jonathan Loaisiga tossed one a little to close to Bo Bichette, but it lead to manager Charlie Montoyo getting tossed.


The game continued and the Yanks were down to their last licks, down two in the bottom of the ninth. But a rally broke out, with Jose Trevino and DJ LeMahieu drawing a pair of one-out walks. Up next, who else, but Aaron Judge.


The closer, Jordan Romano, has had Judge's number in a small sample size. 0-5 with 3 strikeouts. Judge also has never had a walk-off homerun, despite crushing 167 of them.


I was writing and editing throughout the entire game, but when Judge stepped up to the plate, something told me that he was about to win this.


It's a win in May, but yet, it feels much bigger. This Blue Jays team was supposed to be the Achilles heel, but they have handled themselves perfectly against them.


The momentum carried into the second game. I think what's the best about this team is that the success can come from anyone. It's someone's day to concur, and today that was Gleyber.


He has continued to provide sparks, homering today and brining in all five runs in the Yankees’ third straight victory. Jameson Taillon provided another solid outing, plus Rizzo and DJLM got on base a few times. All-in-all, another impressive win to add to the tally.


There is still so much baseball to be played. We don't know if they are overperforming right now, or what injuries could happen, but the way this team hits, the way the pitch, the way they interact and showcase and have fun, it seems like this is the year.


In my mind, with this team, it's World Series or Bust. I hate that term, but it's time to face the facts. We can only control what is happening now, so one day at a time. Up next is three against the .500 White Sox. It's time to keep the brooms sweeping.

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