Yankees Avoid Sweep
NEW YORK (AP) – Alex Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking homer in the
eighth inning and CC Sabathia won his sixth straight start, leading
the New York Yankees past the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday to
avoid a three-game sweep.
Robinson Cano added a solo shot for the Yankees, shut down by
Seattle co-aces Cliff Lee and Felix Hernandez the previous two
Lee and Hernandez each went the distance, marking the first time
two visiting pitchers had consecutive complete-game wins at Yankee
Stadium since May 1991, when Mark Langston and Jim Abbott did it
for the California Angels.
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