The New York Yankees were defeated by the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-1. The game was a lot closer and a combination of the Yankees leaving runners on and the game getting away later on in the game made it look like a blowout. Luis Severino started for the Yankees and pitched ok and the bullpen wasn't very good. Brett Gardner had two hits to lead the offense.
Severino pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and four runs with a walk and two strikeouts. He took his second loss of the season. Kirby Yates pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Tyler Olson pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with two walks.
Nathan Karns started for the Mariners and pitched five innings giving up five hits and a run with four walks and seven strikeouts. Karns won his first game of the season. Tony Zych pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two walks with a strikeout, Vidal Nuno pitched 1 1/3 innings striking out one and Joel Peralta pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Mike Montgomery pitched an inning giving up a walk.
Gardner had two hits, an RBI and drew two walks, Mark Teixeira drew two walks and Brian McCann drew a walk. Carlos Beltran had a hit, Dustin Ackley drew a walk and Starlin Castro had a hit. Didi Gregorius had a hit, Chase Headley had a hit and drew a walk and Gregorius hit a double. Gardner hit a homerun and the Yankees were 0-12 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base. Headley had a stolen base and Gregorius committed an error.
Nori Aoki drew a walk, Seth Smith had a hit and drew a walk and Franklin Gutierrez had a hit and two RBI. Robinson Cano had two hits and an RBI, Nelson Cruz had two hits and drew a walk and Adam Lind had two hits and an RBI. Chris Iannetta had three hits, three RBI and drew a walk, Ketel Marte had a hit and Smith, Cruz and Gutierrez eac h hit a double. Iannetta hit a homerun and the Mariners were 3-13 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Marte had a stolen base.
In the first Gardner hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the fourth Cano hit an RBI single to tie the game at one. In the fifth Iannetta hit a two run homerun to give the Mariners a 3-1 lead. Lind hit an RBI single in the sixth and it was 4-1 Mariners. Gutierrez hit a sac fly in the seventh to make it a 5-1 game, Iannetta hit an RBI single in the eighth and in the ninth Gutierrez hit an RBI double to make it 7-1 and that would be the final score.
The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon. The Yankees will try and snap a three game skid and even the series.