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The New York Yankees won their seventh consecutive game by defeating the Chicago White Sox 7-2 in a three-game sweep. Pitcher Carlos Rodon gave up two early runs but settled in well, pitching 6.0 strong innings and lowering his season ERA to 3.27. Catcher Jose Trevino had a solid day at the plate and behind it, picking off a runner at third base and driving in two runs with a clutch single in the second inning.

In a beautiful matinee game, Yankees fans were treated to a show as Jon Berti hit a go-ahead three-run homer, his first as a Yankee, in the fifth inning. This put the Yankees ahead 5-2. Aaron Judge, known for his power, followed Berti’s footsteps with a two-run shot in the same inning, extending the lead to 7-2. Judge, who had a slow start to the season, now has 13 home runs.

Relief pitcher Michael Tonkin, who has played for multiple teams this season, threw 2.1 scoreless innings to help save the Yankees bullpen. Aaron Boone attempted to have Tonkin finish the game in the ninth, but he ran out of gas, leading to Clay Holmes coming in to secure the final outs. Jon Berti was named the game’s MVP for his clutch homer that turned a tie game into a three-run lead for the Yankees.

The Yankees upcoming schedule sees them facing the Seattle Mariners in a four-game series starting on Monday night. Marcus Stroman will take on Logan Gilbert in the first game, set for a 7:05 p.m. first pitch. The Yankees will look to continue their winning streak as they face off against the Mariners at home.

Overall, the Yankees showed strong performances both at the plate and on the mound in their victory over the White Sox. Rodon pitched well, Trevino was effective both defensively and offensively, and Berti and Judge provided power at key moments in the game. The bullpen also showed resilience with Tonkin’s scoreless innings and Holmes closing out the game. The team will look to carry this momentum into their upcoming series against the Mariners and continue their winning streak.

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