“Bring Out the Brooms”: New York Yankees’ Comfortable Cincinnati Reds Sweep Triggers Euphoria Among Loyal Fans

Published 05/22/2023, 8:10 AM EDT

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New York Yankees’ intense match-up against the Cincinnati Reds finally came to a satisfying conclusion yesterday. The series’ last game saw Luis Severino’s season debut after a long stint on the injured list. While Clay Holmes’ performance was disappointing for many, Harrison Bader and Anthony Volpe’s stunning displays left them in awe. It was a series sweep for the Yanks, who won 4-1. After something of a rough start to the season, fans couldn’t be happier. With captain Aaron Judge enjoying a day off, the players still allowed the team a comfortable win. And social media was abuzz with praise for the Pinstripes.

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After running into some trouble with the Tampa Bay Rays, which they later settled, Yankees fans were on edge. But after witnessing a straight fourth win against the Reds, everyone wanted the Bronx team to go for a clean sweep. And the Yankees obliged.

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Bronx fans were elated to see the Yankees defeat the Reds yet again.

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Some were troubled with Holmes’ performance.

But mostly, the team has restored the fans’ faith.

Harrison Bader’s two-run home run and Anthony Volpe’s late RBI double were among some of the highlights of the game. Not only that, but Gleyber Torres’ solo shot off the Reds’ Hunter Greene also helped.

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But perhaps one ballplayer many were excited to see was pitcher Luis Severino, who did not disappoint. Even Bader was impressed.

Harrison Bader is happy to see Luis Severino back in action

After starting the season on the IL because of a strained lat muscle, Severino is finally back on the diamond. And among his fans is Yankees’ center fielder Harrison Bader. “It’s amazing seeing him back on the mound,” he said of the pitcher. “The way he works, his stuff, his energy. To see his stuff, the way it works — I got a really good view from center field — he’s electric. I couldn’t have been more happy he’s back.”

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Severino allowed one walk while striking out five and one run on four hits in 4 2/3 innings. The Yankees are now set to face the Baltimore Orioles next.

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