Game 13. 8 in a row. Montgomery’s 1st MLB win. Holliday, Judge HR in 7-4 win.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Rookie Jordan Montgomery got his first MLB win, and the Yanks were powered by HRs by Matt Holliday and Aaron Judge as they won their eighth game in a row, 7-4, to go to 9-4 on the season.

Montgomery took a shutout into the seventh before faltering and giving up a 3-run HR. By that time, the Yanks had a 7-0 lead thanks to Holliday and Judge.

Holliday hit a 3-run bomb (2) in the second that went 459 feet. After the HR, Starlin Castro and Chase Headley each doubled to make it 4-0. Headley went to third on an error by Melky Cabrera, and scored on an Aaron Judge single to make it 5-0.

Judge hit a HR (4) in the fifth to make it 7-0.

Jacoby Ellsbury had 2 hits. Both Judge and Holliday had 3 RBI. Starlin Castro had 3 hits.

Montgomery (w, 1-0, 4.22) 6+ IP, 3 R, 7 H, 2 walks, 4 K. Gave up HR. 1st MLB win.
Warren 2 1/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 walk, 1 K. 1.00
Chapman (S, 4 ) 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks, 0 K. 0.00

Earlier in the day, the Yanks traded P Johnny Barbato to the Pirates for either cash or a player to be named later.

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