Bombers bits

• Yankees infielder Yangervis Solarte recorded multihit games in his first three Major League starts last week, becoming the first Yankee to do so since Joe DiMaggio in 1936, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

• Solarte entered play on Monday leading the Yankees in hits (8), doubles (4), extra-base hits (4), RBIs (5), batting average (.471), on-base percentage (.526) and slugging percentage (.706).

• On this date in 1977, Reggie Jackson made his Yankees debut and went 2-for-4 against the Brewers. The Yankees won, 3-0, behind seven scoreless innings from Catfish Hunter.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.