In his latest peak performance, Luis Severino took matters into his own hands — and glove.
Severino jumped to steal away a popup from catcher Gary Sanchez while pitching eight sharp innings, leading the New York Yankees over the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 Saturday.
"He didn't say, 'I got it' and I was there," Severino quipped. "So you know I went for the ball. . He said, 'You took it from my glove.'"
Giancarlo Stanton and Sanchez hit back-to-back home runs as New York won for the 13th time in 16 games. It was the Rays' 18th loss in 22 games at Yankee Stadium.
Severino (10-2) simply overwhelmed a weak-hitting Rays lineup that has produced just...