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Jul 8 – NorthWest Win: Yanks Rally Past Seattle 3-1

Swish Goes 4-4 and Andy Moves to 11-2

(Seattle, WA) – The Yanks rolled on to their 6th victory in a row with a nice come-from-behind win over the Mariners at Safeco field last night.  Andy Pettitte went 8 innings giving up only 1 run.  Nick Swisher remains locked in going 4-4 and setting up the winning runs in the 9th with a big double.  A-Rod came through with a go-ahead 2-run single.

The Yanks had many chances early but Seattle’s Justin Vargas pitched well and in and out of the jams.  Seattle took the lead 1-0 in the 6th before Posada knocked in the tying run in the 8th with a bases loaded double-play.   Mariano picked up his 20th save in the 9th.

See Yanks-Seattle box score here.

Notes:  Nick Swisher remains locked in and was voted by the fans to the final AL All-Star spot.  Pettitte is going back to the All-Star game for the first time since 2001 and 3rd overall.

A-Rod Delivers in the 9th


2 Responses

  1. It didn’t happen. The trade talks collapse at the end.

  2. The New York Yankees are about to acquire Cliff Lee from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Jesus Montero, David Adams and another prospect in a trade. Jesus Montero, David Adams are the centerpiece for the Seattle Mariners.

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