TAMPA Gerrit Cole After a remarkable seven-inning performance in the seventh, Will remain at the top of the list of active major league pitchers and will not be beaten by a no-hitter. New York Yankees‘ 4-2 win Over the Tampa Bay Rays Tropicana Field Monday night
This victory gave the Yankees 33 wins over.500 at fifty-17, matching the historic 1998 team for the third-best start to a franchise's history with 67 games.
Cole was trying to become the 13th pitcher in pinstripes to throw a no-hitter. He only allowed three baserunners to get through seven innings. Isaac ParedesCole's longest no-hit bid in major league history was ended by a sharp grounder up middle in the eighth.
“I thought I had great stuff. Cole stated that he had never thrown no-hitters so he couldn't give you an idea of what no-hit stuff looked like. Cole was referring to Monday's ability to no-hit the Rays. “I have had some good nights in the past. In this circumstance, I'm happy we won.
Cole had a season record 12 strikeouts. Cole was Cole's sixth game in a row with 12 strikeouts. Al Downing (10) is the only other pitcher to have had as many 12-strikekout performances.
Aaron Boone as manager and Aaron Boone as catcher Jose Trevino Cole's slider is credited for its quality.
“His slider was exceptional early, and then he just got into a rhythm there. Boone stated that he was dominating. His fastball was excellent, but his slider looked really good tonight. The slider was a step above the rest. He had to do a lot of work, and the pitch count was rising. However, I thought he was dominant tonight.
It's amazing to see the way that he prepares, how he comes out, and the way that he performs. He just gets on the ball, hits the rubber, and goes after it. Ever since I've been here, I've been nothing but impressed with him,” Trevino said of Cole, who has pitched to a 0.93 ERA (19⅓ innings, 2 earned runs) in three starts against the Rays this season after posting a 5.05 ERA in his previous seven starts since his Yankees debut in 2020.
Cole did not record a decision after the Rays scored two runs in the eighth inning to make it a tie game against reliever-turned-closer Clay HolmesHe ended a franchise-record streak that had seen 29 appearances, without allowing any runs back to Opening Day. Holmes' streak was the longest by appearances in pinstripe era history. It also snapped a streak of 31⅓ innings without allowing a run, the longest active streak in the majors.
“I thought I had great stuff. “I have never thrown no-hitters so I don't know what no-hit stuff looks.
Holmes was disappointed that Cole lost the lead for their seventh win of the season. Holmes, who knew Cole since the time they were both drafted by The. Pittsburgh Pirates In 2011, he said that he was surprised that the Yankees' ace had not recorded a no-hitter during his 10 seasons in major league baseball.
“His numbers are quite crazy. His third attempt at advanced stats is still very impressive. I believe he will get it some day. Holmes stated that he was very close to winning tonight. “He was close tonight,” Holmes said.
The Yankees rallied in the ninth. Josh Donaldson Singling to one side with one out Aaron Hicks Both teams scored by securing a ball in the right field.
The Yankees are yet to lose consecutive games in June. They lost two of their most recent games against the AL East rival Rays (May 28-29).