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The Yankees are hot and it's due to some names you wouldn't think - Pro Sports Fandom
A week and a half ago, New York Yankees fans started to worry. The team was crashing downhill fast. Aaron Judge was slumping, and had gone 1 for 21 in his last 21 at-bats since the all-star break. They needed pitching help. They couldn’t win many games and they continued their struggles that started in mid-June and continued through the all-star break. The Yankees were in great position on June 12th, with their division lead widening over the Red Sox and the rest of the AL East. They’d won six straight and started a road trip to the West. The road trip was where the team just started crashing down and losing their grip on the division. The team lost 7 of 8 in a span from June 13th to June 22nd. They were swept in a four game road series against the Oakland Athletics, one of the worst teams in baseball. The Yankees went 4-13 in the remainder of June and lost the division lead to a heating up Red Sox club. They even fell to third in the division as the Tampa Bay Rays were starting to contend. The Yankees only won seven games in the span from [...]