The New York Yankees were defeated by the Seattle Mariners on Saturday afternoon. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-2. CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and pitched ok and the bullpen was great. Carlos Beltran led the offense with four hits.
Sabathia pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and three runs with a walk and five strikeouts. Sabathia took his first loss of the season. Johnny Barbato pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings striking out two, Chasen Shreve pitched an inning giving up two hits and Dellin Betances pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out the side. Andrew Miller pitched a perfect inning striking out the side.
Felix Hernandez picked up his first win of the season pitching five innings and giving up five hits and a run with six walks and four strikeouts. Vidal Nuno pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one, Nick Vincent pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and Joaquin Benoit pitched a perfect inning. Steve Cishek pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one and earned his first save of the season.
Jacoby Ellsbury drew two walks, Brett Gardner had two hits and Mark Teixeira drew two walks. Beltran had four hits and two RBI, Starlin Castro had three hits and Chase Headley drew two walks. Austin Romine had a hit, Beltran hit two doubles and Romine hit a double. Beltran hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-12 with runners in scoring position and left 14 men on base. Castro had two stolen bases and Headley had a stolen base. Headley also committed an error.
Nori Aoki had a hit, Kyle Marte had two hits and Robinson Cano had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Nelson Cruz had two hits and an RBI, Dae-Ho Lee had a hit and Adam Lind had a hit. Leonys Martin had a hit and an RBI, Luis Sardinas had a hit and Cruz hit two doubles. Lind hit a double and Martin hit a homerun and the Mariners were 2-12 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Sardinas had a stolen base. Lind committed an error.
In the third Beltran hit an RBI double giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the fifth Martin hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one. Cano hit an RBI single to give the Mariners a 2-1 lead in the fifth. Cruz hit an RBI double and it was 3-1 Mariners still in the fifth. In the seventh Beltran hit a solo homerun to make it 3-2 and that was the final score.
The Yankees have lost four games in a row. The Yankees will try and salvage the final game of the series on Sunday afternoon.