Yankees’ Gary Sanchez leads offensive embarrassment vs. Purple Sox

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NEW YORK — Gary Sanchez went chilly at a horrible time.Sanchez led the Yankees with 4 strikeouts in 4 at-bats of their 5-2 loss to the Purple Sox at Yankee Stadium on Friday evening.Sanchez used to be hitting 8th, coming into the evening with a .389 reasonable via his ultimate ultimate seven video games.Introducing Yankees Insider: Get unique information, behind-the-scenes observations and the power to textual content message without delay with beat writersThe Yankees’ Nos. 6-9 hitters mixed for 10 punch outs in 15 at-bats, with Rougned Scent, Clint Frazier and Brett Gardner every notching a couple.“It was a little bit of a struggle,” supervisor Aaron Boone mentioned. “We expanded the zone a little too much down there. I thought (Frazier) got a couple good swings off. Gardy hit a ball hard to first. But for the most part a little bit expanding the zone down there and that led to some of the strikeouts.”Sooner than the sport, Sanchez had credited his paintings with the Yankees’ hitting coaches for his contemporary luck.“We wanted to simplify my swing in a way that would allow my hands to come out faster,” Sanchez mentioned. “It’s been something that we’ve been working on the past two weeks and I really like the adjustment we’ve made.”Sanchez is hitting .198 with six homers, 13 RBI and a .697 OPS via 131 at-bats.Sanchez mentioned that making changes used to be key.“That’s what it’s all about,” he mentioned. “You’ve got to understand that if what you’re doing isn’t giving you the results you want, it’s time to make an adjustment, put it in play and take action. It’s one of those things that sometimes you’ve got to do it in the middle of the season or sometimes you’ve got to do it when the season is over. But you’ve got to understand what’s not working and make an adjustment.”Get Yankees textual content messages: Reduce in the course of the litter of social media and textual content with beat writers and columnists. Plus, get breaking information, unique perception and research each day. Enroll now.Please subscribe now and fortify the native journalism YOU depend on and believe.Brendan Kuty is also reached at bkuty@njadvancemedia.com. Let us know your coronavirus tale or ship a tip right here.

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