Yankees Win 7th for No. 70

August 20, 2021 Yankees Win 7th for No. 70

By: Jeff Yoder

New York’s 7-Game Win Streak Boosts Pinstripes to 70 Wins, Lead in AL Wild Card

The resurgent Yankees can’t stop winning. Thursday’s 7-5 victory of the Twins marked the Yankees’ seventh straight ‘W’ en route to 70 wins and a lead in the AL wild card race. Kyle Higashioka was last night’s star, raking a home run and driving in 3 RBIs in Game 1 of a four-game series with Minnesota. Giancarlo Stanton also went yard for his 20th HR of the season. New York’s seven-game streak is the best in baseball as the season inches toward the final month before playoffs.


Watch: Yankees Win 7th Straight to Reach 70 Wins


MLB’s Hottest Teams

Yankees: Won 7 Straight (70-52)

Dodgers: Won 7 Straight (76-46)

Braves: Won 6 Straight (65-56)

Rays: Won 4 Straight (75-47)


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