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Yankees tempering expectations after first 40 games

The Yankees have won 19 of their last 22 games and are on pace totest the franchise record for wins in a singleseason (114). However, manager Aaron Boone Gerardo Parra Jersey refuses to let projections after only40 games determine the attitude of his team.”From a record standpoint, we’re obviously in a very good position, Boone said Sunday after beating the Athletics (via NJ.com). But you always temper it with a quarter of the season, even though that sounds like a good measuring stick now, it also tells you that there’s an awful lot of baseball to play.A sluggish 9-9 start to the season has kept the Yankees from running away from the Red Sox in the AL East as the teams are tied with identical 28-12 records.Aaron Judge, who leads the team in batting average (.311) home runs (11) and RBIs (35), is still every bit the player that won AL Rookie of the Year in 2017, and Giancarlo Stanton is rediscovering his MVP form as he’s back on pace for a 40-home run, 100-RBI season.#StartSpreadingTheNews, Stanton has himself a day. pic.twitter.com/yt2Ojqgk22 New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 13, https://www.rockiesedges.com/colorado-rockies/jon-gray-jersey 2018Brett Garder, one of the old guys in the clubhouse at 34 years old, has also benefited from the team’s sizzling May, raising his batting average 33 points in the last 10 games.I can’t complain too much with where we’re at, Gardner said Sunday, but we think there’s some room for improvement, especially from me and from other guys in the lineup but I think for the most part we’ve played pretty good baseball and I’m just excited that it’s not 35 degrees out anymore.”New York takes it’s momentum to Washington D.C. on Tuesday for a two-game set against the Nationals the only team as hot as the Yankees over its last 10 games (8-2 https://www.rockiesedges.com/colorado-rockies/trevor-story-jersey ).