Behind Mark Teixeira’s huge night and CC Sabathia’s dominant pitching, the Yankees (95-54) cruised past the Mariners (77-72) to a 10-1 win last night.
Teixeira’s three-run homer in the fifth inning broke the game open, and gave Sabathia a 6-0 lead. Sabathia and the Yankees experienced a near-miss in the bottom of the fifth, when Franklin Gutierrez hit a line drive back at Sabathia’s chest. He didn’t even have to throw a warm up pitch following the scare and finished the inning.
Robinson Cano cranked three doubles, a single, and scored twice. Teixeira homered again in the ninth, falling a double ...
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