The Yankees suffered a 3-0 loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday, including falling in a duel of pitchers.

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May 17, 2023; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) saves a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays in the first inning at Rogers Center / Dan Hamilton- Sports

It was a Wednesday night pitcher's duel in Toronto that had the Blue Jays getting the better Yankeesas New York lost 3–0 in 10 innings.

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-Osvaldo Cabrera was at shortstop with Anthony Volpe Gave the day off. His first test was not good, throwing the ball too high and pulling Anthony Rizzo Off first base for an error. bo bechete followed with a grounder that bounced off Cole's glove, but he recovered and covered first base, but could not handle the lob from Rizzo, another error. Cole will bounce back, dalton varsho to pop out, and to strike out matt chapman And belt to end the innings.

Cole got into trouble by loading the bases in the third but survived without giving up a run. The Yankees ace pitched six shutout innings to give his a chance. Cole came out in the seventh, but gave up back-to-back singles to lead off the first. Aaron Boone pulled him.

Bottom line for Cole: 6+ IP (104 pitches/70 strikeouts), five hits, two walks and six strikeouts.

, Clay Homes Cole is relieved and walks out of the jam. He popped out Bechette, struck out Vershow, and grounded out to Chapman to end the Blue Jays threat. Jimmy Cordero –Who was the opener on Monday — came out for the eighth. He belted a leadoff single and an infield single. whit merryfield, alejandro kirk hit a liner to Volpe who caught it and quickly threw it gleiber torres to double a pinch-running cavan biggio on the other. Santiago Espinal took off to end the danger.

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Michael King pitched the ninth and walked two — the first time this season King walked multiple walks in a game — but eventually struck out. Wendy Peralta Came out for the 10th and got a ground ball, but Volpe couldn't come away with it, the Yankees' third error of the game. After receiving groundout, Danny Johnson hit a three-run home run to end the game.

The bullpen did a commendable job on Wednesday after going 18 outs on Tuesday. Here's the bullpen broke down:

  • Holmes: 1 IP, 1 strikeout

  • Cordero: 1 IP, two hits, one walk

  • King: 1 IP, two walks

  • Peralta: 0.1 IP, one hit, two earned runs

– On the other end, Chris Bassitt The Yankees shuffled the lineup, scattering and hitting to get through seven innings with relative ease. Bassett used his large array of pitches to keep the Yankees off balance and to get weak contacts out of New York's lineup.

Bassitt, who pitched a complete game shutout against the Atlanta Braves in his last start, did not give up a run in his outing against the Yankees on Wednesday. Dating back to May 5, Basit has thrown 23 straight scoreless innings. His final line: 7 IP (97 pitches/66 strikeouts), three hits, one walk, and seven strikeouts.

– In the eighth inning, the Yankees had a chance against the Blue Jays bullpen. Afterwards aaron judge After walking twice, Rizzo walked to put men on first and second. DJ Lemahieu. LeMahieu walked to bring up Volpe, who was out to pinch-hit. Jake Bowers. Volpe hit .150 against lefties on Wednesday, and that trend continued as he pitched.

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Cabrera was grounded out to advance in the 10th inning. Isiah Kiner-Falefa to third base. Torres got out and after the judge deliberately walked away, Jordan Romano Rizzo hit out to keep the Yankees off the board.

The Yankees had three hits in the entire game, one from Judge, harrison bader And Willie Calhoun,

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what will happen next

The Yankees wrap up their four-game series with the Blue Jays on Thursday night starting at 7:07 p.m. ET in Toronto.

nestor cortes is scheduled to pitch against Jose Berrios.