Yankees beat Braves for 10th straight win

The Yankees reached their 10th straight win.

Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in three runs to lead the New York Yankees’ 10th straight win that they won 5-1 on Monday to cool down the Enrachados Braves de Atlanta.

The Yankees ended leader Atlanta’s nine-win streak, in what was the first meeting in nearly 120 years between teams that have won at least nine games in a row. In addition, they managed to reach their 10th win, a streak that is the longest of any American League franchise. Have not won 11 in a row since 1985.

Stanton hit a home run in the second inning off Huascar Ynoa (4-3) and tied the game that was 1-1 in sixth with a two-run double and two outs.

Gary Sánchez gave security to New York with a two-out hit in the eighth, a two-run single. Jordan montgomery (5-5) worked passing four walks in five innings, limiting the Braves to just two hits – including a home run by Dansby Swanson.

The Yankees bullpen took over at that point. Nicaraguan Jonathan Loaisiga pitched two scoreless innings and struck out to four. Dominican Wandy Peralta worked, surpassing a pair of hits in the eighth and Aroldis Chapman finished Atlanta with a 1-2-3 ninth.

For the Yankees, the Dominican Gary Sanchez 4-1 with two RBIs. The Venezuelan Rougned Odor 4-0.

For the Braves, Curacao’s Ozzie Albies 4-1. Cubans Jorge Soler 3-1, Guillermo Heredia 4-0. Venezuelan William Contreras 2-0. The Dominican Huascar Ynoa 2-0.

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