Friday, July 9, 2021

New York Yankees fail to earn sweep over the Seattle Mariners


The New York Yankees were defeated by the Seattle Mariners on Thursday afternoon.  The game took place at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington and the final score was 4-0.  Jordan Montgomery started for the Yankees and he pitched well after some early struggles.  The offense managed one hit. 

Montgomery pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up four hits and three runs with two walks and nine strikeouts.  Montgomery took his fourth loss of the season.  Justin Wilson pitched to one batter and got him out, Wandy Peralta pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. 

Logan Gilbert won his third game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up one hit and no runs.  He walked none and struck out eight.  Paul Sewald pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and Kendall Graveman pitched a perfect inning. 

Giancarlo Stanton had a hit which was a double and that was it for the Yankees offense.  They didn’t have a walk and were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base. 

Mitch Haniger had two hits and an RBI, Kyle Seager had a hit and an RBI and Luis Torrens had a hit and drew a walk.  Dylan Moore had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk, Seager, Moore and Haniger each hit a homerun and the Mariners were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Moore had a stolen base. 

In the first Seager hit a solo homerun giving the Mariners a 1-0 lead.  In the second Moore hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 3-0.  In the bottom of the eighth Haniger hit a solo homerun making it 4-0 and that was the final score. 

The Yankees failed to sweep and will head to Houston for the first of three on Friday night.  It is their first appearance in Houston since getting knocked out of the ALCS in 2019. 

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