Complete game by CC gives Yanks a 6-3 victory over Mariners
CC Sabathia gave the Yankees exactly what they needed–a complete game and the bullpen was able to get some rest after the Yankees defeated the Mariners with a 6-3 victory.
Sabathia went 9 innings and pitched extremely well. All of the runs that the Mariners scored ended up scoring on a home run ball but the Yankees were able to score some runs of their own. In the bottom of the third inning, Curtis Granderson plated both Ichiro Suzuki and Russell Martin to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead. In the 6th, Eric Chavez hit a 2 run homer and in the 7th, Raul Ibanez and Robinson Cano both had RBI base hits which equaled up to the Yankees 6 runs.
Ichiro was the first Yankees live ball player that started his Yankee career with 1 hit in his first 9 games. As Suzyn Waldman says, “there’s a stat for everything.”
Today, the Yankees will play the Mariners at 1:05pm.