Yankees RHP Luis Severino allowed just three hits in eight scoreless innings in the Yankees' 4-1 win over the Rays on Saturday afternoon.
Severino, who threw 102 pitches, struck out nine batters. Per Statcast, six of his nine strikeouts came on pitches that were thrown over 99 miles per hour, which has been accomplished only by one other pitcher in the last decade.
Severino allowed one-out singles in the first and second innings, but did not allow another hit until the seventh inning. He pitched a one-two-three eighth inning to finish his outing.
"I was feeling good," Severino said, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch. "I was having some issues with my slider in the beginning, but I was feeling very good. That's why I'm working on my changeup too, because I'm not always going to have my fastball and my slider."
Yankees OF Aaron Judge was not surprised by Severino's strong outing on Saturday.
"I've played with him all the way through the Minor Leagues," Judge said. "This is what I expect out of Sevy: Go out there and just dominate. You go out there and expect to see him out there in the seventh, eighth, ninth inning. That's just what he does. So it's fun to be around. I've been spoiled getting to watch him over the years."