Severino pitched the Yankees' penultimate game of 2016. And like every other one of his starts this season, he did not record a win.
Over nine of his 10 starts, the Yankees’ 21-year-old rookie right-hander has an earned run average of 1.87.
The Yankees never trailed, but they never built a comfortable lead, instead relying on Severino, who pitched six shutout innings to keep the team a game and a half behind the Blue Jays.
Luis Severino pitched five-hit ball for six innings Sunday, Dustin Ackley homered to lift New York's late-waking offense and the Yankees moved closer to a playoff berth with a 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
Prized rookie Luis Severino rebounded from his worst start, Greg Bird homered and drove in two runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Wednesday night to keep pace in the AL playoff race.