The Yankees are off to the third-best start in franchise history.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Luis Severino allowed one hit in six innings, and Jose Treviño became the first Yankees catcher to homer this year when he hit a three-run homer in the fourth as the Yankees beat the Orioles of Baltimore, 6-2. Monday night.

Josh Donaldson and Anthony Rizzo added back-to-back solo homers in the ninth for the Yankees, who won for the 19th time in 22 games. New York (26-9) is off to one of the best 35-game starts in franchise history. Only the 1939 and 1928 teams, at 28-7, were better at this point.

Anthony Santander hit two home runs for Baltimore’s only runs, but the Orioles managed only one other hit in the game.

Kyle Bradish (1-2) allowed four runs on eight hits in 4 1/3 innings in his fourth career start. He walked three and struck out six.

The Yankees left the bases loaded in the first, then Baltimore blew a chance to take the lead after Joey Gallo misread Cedric Mullins’ fly ball in left field for a three-base error. After a walk to Trey Mancini, the Orioles had men on first and third with no outs, but Mancini doubled up on first when second baseman Gleyber Torres made a diving catch over Santander’s soft line.

They had taken a 1-0 lead in the third thanks to Giancarlo Stanton’s RBI double. With two on in the fourth, Treviño’s fly ball to right field hit the post.

As the Yankees continued to grow, Donaldson had three hits and a walk, extending his on-base streak to 22 games. And Rizzo, Stanton and Aaron Judge, who had the night off, became the first triumvirate of Yankees hitters to reach double figures in home runs for the team’s 35th game.

Monday’s scheduled game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Mets was postponed due to rain in the forecast and will be made up as part of a single-inning doubleheader Tuesday at Citi Field.

The first game will start at 3:10 pm, and the night cup will follow 30-40 minutes after the first game ends.

The teams are set to play a four-game series, their first meeting since meeting in a bench-clearing tussle last month in St. Louis.

With severe thunderstorms in the afternoon forecast, the game was postponed a little over three and a half hours before it was supposed to start.

“With severe weather in the area, we are keeping everyone’s safety in mind, which is why tonight’s game has been postponed,” the Mets posted on Twitter.

Tuesday will mark the Mets’ fourth doubleheader this year. They swept the San Francisco Giants on April 19 and the Atlanta Braves on May 3, both at home, before splitting in Philadelphia on May 8.

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