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How the Yankees responded from their last five Opening Day losses

Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke/Newsday

On April 6, 2015, the Yankees suffered a 6-1 Opening Day loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. Two days later in the second game of the season, however, the Bombers bounced back.

The Yankees fell behind 2-0, but in the bottom of the sixth cut, the lead in half as Beltran delivered a Sac-Fly. Down 3-1 in the bottom of the eighth, the Yankees rallied for three runs as Chris Young scored on a wild pitch, McCann was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and Chase Headley scored Brett Gardner with an infield single.

In the bottom of the ninth, Andrew Miller retired the side in order in his Yankee debut as the Bombers improved to 1-1 on the year. They’d wind up losing the series however, with a 6-3 loss in the series finale a day later.

Game 2 Result: Yankees, 4 Blue Jays, 3 

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