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Luis Severino May Have Messed Up Start Time For Game 3

Didn't Warm Up Until 7:32, Eight Minutes Before First Pitch

October 08, 2018 - 10:44 pm


Monday's Game 3 of the ALDS was obviously the biggest game of the Yankees season. It was definitely the biggest game of Luis Severino's career. 

Yet Severino was late to throwing his warm-ups, potentially because he wasn't aware of the start time of 7:40 p.m. 

Analyst Ron Darling said on TBS that Severino didn't get to the bullpen for his warm-ups until 7:32, just eight minutes before the first pitch. 

The late and rushed bullpen session may not have played a factor, but it surely didn't help the Yankees ace. Severino was charged with six runs over three-plus innings along with seven hits and two walks. Lance Lynn allowed all three runs to score that Severino left on base in the 4th inning. 


Aaron Boone said after the game that Severino had plenty of time to warm up. 

Severino said after the game there was no confusion over the start time and that he usually warms up eight to ten minutes before game time.