Friday, May 10, 2019

New York Yankees win with great pitching and take series from the Seattle Mariners

The New York Yankees defeated the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-1.  J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and pitched his best game of the year and the bullpen was great.  DJ LeMahieu and Gleyber Torres led the offense with two hits each. 

Happ pitched 5+ innings giving up one hit and no runs with three walks and seven strikeouts.  Happ picked up his second win of the season.  Adam Ottavino pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout, Tommy Khanle pitched an inning with a  strikeout and Zack Britton pitched an inning with a strikeout.  Aroldis Chapman picked up his eighth save of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. 

Mike Leake took his fourth loss of the season pitching seven innings and giving up six hits and a run with two strikeouts.  Connor Sadzeck pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts. 

LeMahieu had two hits, Gary Sanchez had a hit and Clint Frazier had a hit.  Torres had two hits and drew a walk, Gio Urshela had a hit and two RBI and Mike Tauchman had a hit.  Cameron Maybin had a hit and an RBI, Maybin and Torres each hit a double and the Yankees were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Gardner had a stolen base and Sanchez committed an error. 

Dee Gordon drew a walk, Dylan Moore drew a walk and Edwin Encarnacion drew two walks.  Domingo Santana had a hit and an RBI, Tom Murphy had a hit and Santana hit a homerun.  The Mariners were 0-1 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Moore had a stolen base and Gordon was caught stealing. 

In the second Maybin hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.  In the eighth Urshela hit a two-run single to push the Yankees lead to 3-0.  In the ninth Santana hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 3-1 but that would be the final score. 

The Yankees took three out of four in the series and will head to Tampa for a three-game series beginning on Friday night. 

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