Tuesday, June 2, 2015

New York Yankees take down a King in Seattle

The New York Yankees defeated the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.  The game took place at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington and the final score was 7-2 Yankees.  Michael Pineda started for the Yankees and pitched very well.  Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam to lead the offense. 

Pineda pitched into the seventh inning but then ran into trouble.  He gave up two runs on seven hits and two walks and struck out nine.  Pineda won his seventh game of the season.  Justin Wilson pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Dellin Betances pitched an inning striking out the side and Chasen Shreve pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

Felix Hernandez pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up six hits and seven runs with five walks and four strikeouts.  Mayckol Guaipe pitched 2 1/3 innings and struck out two and Dominic Leone pitched two innings giving up a hit and striking out two. 

Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Chase Headley had a hit and an RBI and Alex Rodriguez had a hit and drew a walk.  Mark Teixeira had a hit, four RBI and drew a walk, Carlos Beltran had a hit and drew a walk and Stephen Drew had a hit and drew a walk.  Ramon Flores had a hit, Beltran hit a double and Teixeira hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Gregorius committed an error. 

Logan Morrison had a hit, Nelson Cruz had a hit and Kyle Seager had two hits.  Seth Smith had a hit and an RBI and Justin Ruggiano had a hit.  Austin Jackson had two hits and an RBI, Brad Miller drew two walks and Jackson hit a double.  Smith hit a triple and the Mariners were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Jackson was caught stealing. 

In the fourth a wild pitch scored a run and gave the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  McCann grounded into a double pay and it was 2-0 Yankees.  In the fifth Headley hit a sac fly to make it 3-0 Yankees.  Teixeira hit a grand slam to increase the lead to 7-0.  In the bottom of the seventh  Smith hit an RBI triple to make it 7-1.  Jackson hit an RBI double to make it 7-2.  The Yankees and Mariners will play game two of their three game series on Tuesday night. 

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