The New York Yankees defeated the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday afternoon. The game took place at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington and the final score was 3-1. Masahiro Tanaka made his first start in over a month after coming back from an arm injury. He pitched great for the Yankees and Garrett Jones and Mark Teixeira each hit a homerun.
Tanaka pitched seven innings giving up a run on three hits. He walked none and struck out nine and picked up his third win of the season. Chris Capuano pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and striking out one and Andrew Miller pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk with three strikeouts.
Taijuan Walker pitched eight innings giving up five hits and three runs with a walk and seven strikeouts. Walker lost his sixth game of the season. Charlie Furbush pitched a perfect inning.
Chase Headley had a hit, Alex Rodriguez drew a walk and Mark Teixeira had a hit and an RBI. Jones had a hit and two RBI, Didi Gregorius had two hits and Headley hit a double. Teixeira and Jones each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base. Flores had an outfield assist.
Logan Morrison had a hit, Kyle Seager had a hit and Justin Ruggiano had a hit. Brad Miller had a hit, Dustin Ackley had a hit and an RBI and Ackley hit a double and Miller hit a triple. The Mariners were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.
In the second Teixeira hit a solo homerun giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead. The Mariners tied the game at one in the third on an Ackley RBI double. In the fourth Jones hit a two run homerun to make it 3-1 Yankees. The final score was 3-1 Yankees.
The Yankees swept the three game series and after a day off on Thursday they will begin a three game series with the Anaheim Angels on Friday night at Yankee Stadium.