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Today on Pinstripe Alley - 6/24/21

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Your rundown ahead of a series finale matinee.

Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

The Yankees dropped the series opener with the Royals in typically frustrating fashion, but they’re still here today with a chance to take another series, finding it within themselves to win another thriller. Today, they’ll send out Jameson Taillon, but Kansas City will counter with a pitcher who’s struggled even more than Taillon, as Brad Keller and his 6.34 ERA are set to toe the rubber. Keller should provide the Yankee lineup a nice opportunity to find a crooked number, and hopefully, a rubber match victory.

On the site, Peter digs into what we can learn about Jonathan Loaisiga based on his first real awful outing of the season, Cooper takes a deep dive into the mechanical reasons behind Gleyber Torres’ struggles, Andres discusses how Luis Severino and Corey Kluber hold huge influence over the Yankees’ approach to the deadline, and Jon reports from this morning’s Yogi Berra stamp unveiling.

Today’s Matchup

New York Yankees vs. Kansas City Royals

Time: 1:05 p.m. EST

TV: YES, Bally Sports Kansas City, MLB Network (out-of-network)

Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280

Venue: Yankee Stadium

Fun Questions:

1. Who snaps out of their funk first, Gleyber Torres, or Clint Frazier?

2. How do you feel when a super fun and interesting prospect comes up for a hated rival?