Yankees 220 Game Run Streak Ends

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Mike Minor. Photo by Albert Pena/CSM/Shutterstock (10317989d)

Since July 1, 2018, the Yankees have scored in every game they played, up until Monday’s matchup against the Rangers. During that time period, there were 368 shutouts in baseball, with each team being shutout at least 3 times – all except for the Yankees.

The sub .500 Rangers managed to put an end to the streak with a 7-0 win in the Bronx. After a 2-hour, 52-minute rain delay, Texas ace Mike Minor pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings while striking out 5.

The streak is the second-longest ever with the ’31-’33 Yankees holding the record of 308 consecutive games played without being shutout.

Twice during the streak, the Yankees were held scoreless til the 9th inning, and both times they managed to score on the final out. It looked like the magic would continue as Mike Ford hit a two-out single in the bottom of the 9th, but Luke Voit grounded out to end the game.

Shmuel G
Shmuel grew up in Pittsburgh during the rough times of the Pirate's streak of 20 losing seasons. In between baseball, football, and going to school, his passion is finding the most interesting weekend hikes and getaways.