Soto, Tatis Jr. hit long home runs, Padres beat Yankees 5-1 in series opener

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto and Fernando Tatis Jr. hit two-run homers, both lingering at home plate to admire no-doubt drives into the second deck, and the San Diego Padres beat the New York Yankees 5-1 Friday night in a series opener between high-profile teams trying to overcome sluggish starts.

Soto put the Padres ahead in the fifth inning against Randy Vásquez (0-1), a 24-year-old right-hander making his big league debut, and Tatis boosted the lead to 4-0 in the sixth against Ron Marinaccio. The drives totaled 871 feet.

Joe Musgrove (2-2), pitching in New York for the first time since his seven shutout innings beat the Mets in

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