Yankees takeaways from Thursday’s win over Blue Jays, including Luis Severino’s sharp start – The Madison Leader Gazette


Luis Severino pinstripes night game side angle

Following a 90-minute rain delay, the Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 to split the four-game series.

Here are five things to know from Thursday’s game …

1. Making his second start of the season, Luis Severino looked extremely sharp. After throwing 65 pitches in his first start of the season, Severino threw 83 pitches on Thursday night before being pulled from the game after five dominant innings.

The right-hander kept the potent Blue Jays lineup at bay, allowing just two hits while striking out six with two walks.

In his two starts this season, Severino has now pitched to a 2.25 ERA over 8.0 innings, striking out 11 with just two walks.

2. Coming off his incredible three-homer night on Wednesday, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. couldn’t keep it going on Thursday. The Jays phenom went down on strikes in each of his…

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