Los Angeles (USA), – Second baseman D.J. LeMahieu hit the tug of the difference race and the New York Yankees added their sixth straight win by winning 6-5 to the Los Angeles Angels, for whom shortstop Andrelton Simmons hit a pair of homers.
The Yankees extended their winning streak to six, the best current in the American League the best they have had so far in the new championship, after having three consecutive wins from April 4 to 7.
In the ninth episode LeMahieu singled to right field and drove in the winning run.
In the mound the triumph of the Nicaraguan reliever Jonathan Loaisiga (1-0) in three episodes, accepting two hits, gave a base and retired one through the punch.
The Cuban closer Aroldis Chapman (4) was credited with the rescue in an episode, giving a base and striking an enemy.
For the Angels, Simmons (3) sent the ball to the street twice, the first of them in the first episode, lonely.
In the fourth inning he returned to homerun, also without people on the road. Both home runs against starter C.C. Sabathia
The defeat was carried by the relief Ty Buttrey (1-1) in two episodes and two thirds (EFE).