The New York Mets home game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field was also postponed. Plus, get every single game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, key Raptors & NBA Playoffs matchups and the 100th Mastercard Memorial Cup, all in one subscription. Kahnle walked Josh Donaldson before the homer.
"Sometimes when runs are tough to come by, especially early on in the year, you've got to go out there and try to make some stuff happen", Pillar said.
The Yanks had one oasis of offense Sunday, a four-batter, four-run span in the third against Marcus Stroman: Stanton walk, Didi Gregorius RBI double, Neil Walker RBI single and Brandon Drury two-run homer (Drury was the Yanks' best hitter at Rogers Centre). He allowed three hits, three walks and had eight strikeouts. Minnesota starting pitchers Jake Odorizzi, Kyle Gibson and Jose Berrios did not allow a run during the season-opening series at Baltimore, combining for 21 innings of five-hit ball.
Robertson recorded the final out of the seventh and allowed a leadoff single to Russell Martin in the eighth. Robertson got Devon Travis to ground out on a comebacker for the second out, and manager Aaron Boone order an intentional walk to Donaldson to get to Smoak. Tyler Clippard pitched a scoreless eighth to earn the win and Seung Hwan Oh pitched the ninth for the save.More news: Withdrawals continue from Syrian rebels' shrinking Eastern Ghouta enclave
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Estrada, who was already in the clubhouse getting his post-game shoulder treatment when Pillar stole home, watched the play unfold on TV.
Toronto will close out its seven-game homestand with a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox starting Monday night. He won gold in the men's moguls competition at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Lance Lynn makes his Minnesota debut at Pittsburgh after signing a $12 million, one-year contract in the offseason to join a Twins rotation that's off to a terrific start.
Update: The Yankees' home opener has been postponed.