Good morning everyone!
Hiroki Kuroda had one very bad inning and the Yankee bats were ice cold as they fell to the Mariners last night by a score of 4-1.
Robinson Cano, Mark Teixeira, Travis Hafner, and Vernon Wells were a combined 0-15 last night.
Preston Claiborne pitched yet another score less 1 2/3 innings to lower his season ERA to 0.49.
Today’s game in Seattle begins at 4:10 ET and will be televised on YES. Andy Pettitte(4-3, 4.17 ERA) will battle do with Joe Saunders(4-5, 5.20 ERA).
Now on to today’s news and links:
Andrew Marchand of ESPNNY.com has this story about the comments made by Yankees first round draft pick Ian Clarkin.
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News has this article about Michael Pineda making a start for the Tampa Yankees and Mark Teixeira feeling confident that his wrist is not an issue.
Mike Mazzeo of ESPNNY.com notes that the Yankees drafted former Yankee star Paul O’Neill’s nephew.
Have a great day everyone!