New York Yankees Recap: Yankees win their fifth game advancing in the East

The New York Yankees entered today’s game with a split of the series with the Seattle Mariners and hoping to take the series with a win. Andrew Heaney who had a rough start for the Yankees in his first game faced Chris Flexen. The Yankees got that win their fifth in a row and now hope to sweep the Mariners tomorrow. The final score was New York 5, Seattle 4.

Heaney started by allowing a double to Abe Toro. Mitch Haniger struck out. Ty France hit sharply to Tyler Wade, who was playing short today for the second out. Kyle Seager got a two-run homer to the right-field porch just beyond Stanton’s reach. Tom Murphy struck out to end the half. DJ LeMahieu led off the bottom by getting a leadoff single to right. Anthony Rizzo hit into 2-5-3 double play. Aaron Judge hit a monster (421′) home run into the left-field stands. Joey Gallo walked. Giancarlo Stanton hit a bullet up the middle for a single, moving Gallo to second. Odor stuck out. Seattle Mariners 2 New York Yankees 1.

At the second, Jake Fraley led off by going down looking. Luis Torrens walked. Jarred Kelenic doubled, moving Torrens to third. Dylan Moore walked. Toro, with the bases loaded and only one out, walked, bringing in a Mariner run. Haniger hit a long one to right, but Stanton snagged it as the wall. Ty France ground out to short, but the Mariners picked up another two runs. At the bottom, Brett Gardner ground out to first. Tyler Wade got a great bunt single. Rob Brantly got hit by a pitch. LeMahieu, with two on and one out, went down looking. Rizzo ground out to first, leaving two on. Seattle 4 Yankees 1.

At the top of the third, Seager ground out to first. Murphy went down on strikes. Fraley struck out for Heaney’s first 1-2-3 inning as a Yankee. At the bottom, Judge ground out to second. Gallo struck out. Stanton flew out to center for a short third inning. Seattle 4 Yankees 1.

The top of the fouth was led off by Torrens, who flew out to Gallo. Kelenice got a hustle double. Moore popped out to Stanton in right. Toro also flew out to Stanton. At the bottom, Odor struck out. Gardner went down swinging. Wade singled to second. Brantly ground out to second for another quick inning. Seattle 4 Yankees 1.

Haniger led off the fifth by flying out to Gardner in center. Ty France advanced on a hit by pitch. Seager hit into a force out. Seager stole second. Murphy went down on strikes. It was the top of the lineup for the Yankees at the bottom. LeMahieu ground out directly to second. Rizzo went down on strikes. Judge doubled to center, splitting the outfielders. Gallo struck out stranding Judge. Seattle 4 Yankees 1.

The sixth inning was led off by Fraley, who struck out. Torrens struck out, and Kelenic struck out for a strikeout of the side for Heaney in his final inning with 109 pitches in the game.

At the bottom, Stanton singled to left for his fifth multihit game in a row. Rougie Odor hit a two-run homer into the short porch knocking Flexen out of the game. Gardner faced the new Mariner pitcher Anthony Misiewicz and flew out in center. Gleyber Torres tripled to right on an E9. Higashioka pinch hit for Brantly and hammered a ground-rule double into the left-field stands to tie up the game at 4. LeMahieu faced new pitcher Casey Sadler with one out and Higgy at second, and he singled to right center, moving Higgy to third. Rizzo hit the ball, but LeMahieu got in a run down as Higgy scored for the Yankee lead in a smart play. New York 5 Seattle 4.

The seventh inning was led off by Moore facing new pitcher Clay Holmes and struck out. Toro went dowl looking. Haniger also struck out as Holmes struck out the side all looking. At the bottom, Aaron Judge went down on strikes against new pitcher Castillo. Gallo went down on strikes. Stanton, with two hits in the game, flew out to right to end the inning. Yankees 5 Mariners 4.

France led off the eighth inning by grounding out. Seager faced new pitcher Joely Rodriguez and struck out. Murphy singled to left. Fraley ground out to first. Odor led off the bottom against Smith and flew out to center. Gardner got a single to left field. Torres flew out to right. Higashioka singled, Torres was called out at second, but upon review, he was safe. LeMahieu ground out. Yankees 5 Mariners 4.

With last licks on the line, Jake Bauers pinch-hit and ground out. Kelenic ground out to second. Cal Raleigh flew out to Gallo in left for the Yankee win.

The winning pitcher was Andrew Heaney. The loser was Anthony Misiewicz , and Jonathan Loaisiga picked up his fourth save of the season. The final score was the New York Yankees 5 and the Seattle Mariners 4.




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