Tuesday, July 21, 2015

New York Yankees take rubber game from the Seattle Mariners

The New York Yankees defeated the Seattle Mariners on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 2-1 Yankees.  CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and pitched very well and the bullpen did it's job.  Mark Teixeira had three hits to lead the offense. 

Sabathia pitched six innings giving up six hits and a run with a walk and seven strikeouts.  Justin Wilson pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Dellin Betances won his sixth game of the season pitching an inning and giving up two walks and Andrew Miller recorded his 20th save of the season pitching a perfect inning including two strikeouts. 

Felix Hernandez pitched six innings giving up five hits and a run with three walks and five strikeouts.  Vidal Nuno pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings and Fernando Rodney pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run and he took his fourth loss of the season. 

Brett Gardner drew two walks, Alex Rodriguez had a hit and Teixeira had three hits and an RBI.  Carlos Beltran had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Chase Headley had a hit including a double and Mark Teixeira hit a homerun.  The Yankees were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

Austin Jackson had a hit and an RBI, Kyle Seager had a hit and Robinson Cano drew a walk.  Nelson Cruz had a hit, Franklin Gutierrez had a hit and Seth Smith drew a walk.  Jesus Montero had two hits and drew a walk and Chris Taylor had a hit.  The Mariners were 1-8 with runners in scoring position and left -

In the fifth Jackson hit an RBI single to give the Mariners a  1-0 lead.  In the sith Beltran hit an RBI single to tie the game at one and then in the eighth Teixeira hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead and that would be the final score.  The Yankees took two out of three in the series and will be off on Monday before beginning a three game set with the Baltimore Orioles at home on Tuesday night. 

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