Salvador Pérez impulsa a los Reales a la victoria de regreso sobre los Yankees

Whit Merrifield recibió base por bolas con un out: la octava base por bolas de Holmes en sus últimos ocho juegos después de que dio solo cinco en su primera 37 apariciones. Bobby Witt Jr.. fue golpeado en la mano derecha con un lanzamiento, forcing him from the game.

Perez, who struck out three times and popped out to the catcher in his first four at-bats, drove a 1-2 sinker 441 feet into Monument Park behind the center-field wall. It was the first home run allowed this year by Holmes, who was facing his 181st batter.

He’s got such good sink and his numbers are so overwhelming,” Royals manager Mike Matheny said. “You just don’t see right-handers take a lot of good at-bats against him. Don’t tell that to Salvador Perez.

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Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Taylor Clarke (45) celebrates with teammates after defeating the New York Yankees 8-6, en Nueva York, domingo, mes de julio 31, 2022.

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Taylor Clarke (45) celebrates with teammates after defeating the New York Yankees 8-6, en Nueva York, domingo, mes de julio 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)

Perezis hitting .296 con 33 homers in 686 career at-bats in late and close situations — in the seventh inning or later with the Royals either ahead by one run, tied or trailing with the tying or go-ahead run at the plate, on base or on deck.

I like to compete — I’m going to do my best, I don’t care who’s on the mound,” Pérez dijo. “He’s got some good stuff, good sinker, good slider, both sides of the plate to righties, to lefties. This is the big leagues. If you make a mistake, someone’s going to get you.

holmes (5-2) blew a save for the third time in 20 posibilidades.

Trying to get a ground ball there and he’s a pretty good fastball hitter and that one probably just got a little much of the plate,” Holmes said. “But I think the two batters before — just a walk and hit by pitch — allowed them to get something going there.

Kansas City went 1-6 against the AL leading-Yankees, who last swept a season series of seven games or more by going 7-0 against Minnesota en 2009. The win also snapped a five-game losing streak for the Royals, who entered Sunday with the third-worst record in baseball.

Had a couple tough ones, they start to affect anybody,” Matheny said. “But this team just wants to keep fighting, play the game hard.

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Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) watches his home run go into the stands during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, domingo, mes de julio 31, 2022, en Nueva York.

Kansas City Royals’ Salvador Perez (13) watches his home run go into the stands during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, domingo, mes de julio 31, 2022, en Nueva York. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)

Taylor Clarke (2-1) threw a perfect eighth, then gave up DJ LeMahieu’s single with one out in the ninth. aarón juez flied out to just shy of the track in right field, Rizzo walked and Gleyber Torres hit a game-ending lineout to center.

Don’t give up a homer,” Clarke said dryly of his approach against Judge. “I thought he got it, just because anything to right field goes out.

Judge went 0 por 3 with two walks and ended July with a major league-leading 42 jonrones y 91 Impulsadas.

New York overcame a 4-0 deficit and took a 6-4 lead when Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer into the right field second deck in the seventh off Dylan Coleman, Rizzo’s 25th home run this season.

Hunter Dozier homered against Ron Marinaccio leading off the eighth, ending Marinaccio’s 19-inning scoreless streak and run of 56 consecutive batters without allowing a hit.

Royals starter Zack Greinke allowed three runs, five hits and two walks with three strikeouts over five innings.

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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge (99) celebrates with Anthony Rizzo, derecho, after Rizzo's home run against the Kansas City Royals during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, mes de julio 31, 2022, en Nueva York.

Yankees de Nueva York’ aarón juez (99) celebrates with Anthony Rizzo, derecho, after Rizzo’s home run against the Kansas City Royals during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, mes de julio 31, 2022, en Nueva York. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)

Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery gave up four runs, four hits and two walks with six strikeouts in four-plus innings. El tiene un 6.27 ERA in his last four starts.

Kansas City took a 4-0 lead in the fifth on Nick Pratto’s two-run single, Maikel García’s RBI double and Merrifield’s run-scoring groundout.

Kyle Higashioka had an RBI single in the bottom half, and LeMahieu hit a two-run homer into the right-field short porch.

MARINACCIO STREAK

His streak of consecutive batters without a hit was the second-longest since 1974, according to STATS, behind Dennis Eckersley’s 71 para cleveland en 1977 and Dwight Gooden’s 57 for the Yankees in 1996.

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Kansas City Royals catcher MJ Melendez (1) celebrates with teammates after defeating the New York Yankees in a baseball game Sunday, mes de julio 31, 2022, en Nueva York.

Kansas City Royals catcher MJ Melendez (1) celebrates with teammates after defeating the New York Yankees in a baseball game Sunday, mes de julio 31, 2022, en Nueva York. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)

Judge’s batting average dipped from .300 a .297. No one has batted at least .300 while hitting at least 50 homers and exceeding 100 RBIs since Alex Rodriguez hit .314 con 54 jonrones y 156 RBIs for the Yankees in 2007.

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Rizzo’s home run cost Greinke a chance to earn his win at the Yankees. Él es 0-3 con un 8.63 ERA in eight games in the Bronx, including old Yankee Stadium.

SALA DEL ENTRENADOR

realeza: IF Bobby Witt Jr. (right hand) said he felt good and didn’t expect to need X-rays after being hit by a pitch in the ninth inning. Manager Mike Matheny said he was going to pinch-run anyway for Witt, who started his second straight game at designated hitter after missing the previous five games with a hamstring injury.

Yankees: RHP Luis Severino (right lat) is expected to begin throwing Monday. … OF/DH Giancarlo Stanton (left Achilles) will begin baseball activities this week. … LHP Zack Britton (left elbow) is scheduled to face batters this week for the first time since he Tommy John surgery last September.

New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu hits a home run against the Kansas City Royals during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, mes de julio 31, 2022, en Nueva York.

Yankees de Nueva York’ DJ LeMahieu hits a home run against the Kansas City Royals during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, mes de julio 31, 2022, en Nueva York. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)

HASTA LA PRÓXIMA

realeza: RHP Brad Keller (5-11, 4.18), who leads the AL in losses, is slated to open a three-game series against the host Chicago White Sox.

Yankees: RHP Domingo Germán (0-1, 8.22 ERA) will make his third start of the season as a homestand continues with the opener of three-game set against Seattle.

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