After a disappointing 7-5 loss to the mediocre-at-best Giants on Saturday, the Yankees looked more like the Opening Day Yankees on Sunday, winning 6-0. The power showed up with Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and Kyle Higashioka hitting home runs an Johnny Brito was dominant with five shutout innings in his major-league debut. The game wasn’t without lineup controversy as Aaron Hicks was on the bench against a right-handed starter, while Isiah Kiner-Falefa started in center field despite having zero career outfield appearances. Hicks wasn’t happy and made it known to the media.
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