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Tough Sabathia rolls
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Yankees 10, Mariners 1
Mark Teixeira and Johnny Damon combined for seven hits, six RBIs and four runs scored. (AP)
CC Sabathia moved into a tie for the MLB lead with his 18th win, allowing one unearned run in seven frames. Sabathia didn't miss a beat after taking a liner off his chest, retiring his final seven batters. Mark Teixeira went deep twice and Hideki Matsui once to lead the Yanks' 18-hit attack.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (95-54)
Won 1
NY Yankees 10, Seattle 1   SEA
Seattle (77-72)
Lost 1
September 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 0 0 1 4 1 0 1 2   10 18 1
Seattle
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 7 0
Standings thru 9/19/09  |  Recap: NYY | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Mariners stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .329
  Pena, R, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Damon, LF 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 .290
  a-Duncan, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167
  Hairston, J, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
Teixeira, 1B 5 2 4 5 0 0 1 .289
  Albaladejo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .285
  Gardner, B, CF 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .283
Matsui, DH 3 1 1 1 1 2 2 .280
  b-Miranda, PH-DH-1B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Swisher, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .254
  c-Guzman, F, PH-LF 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Cano, 2B 5 2 4 0 0 0 0 .323
Cabrera, Me, CF-LF-RF 5 0 1 1 0 1 4 .275
Cervelli, C 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .279
Totals 40 10 18 10 3 5 18  

a-Struck out for Damon in the 8th. b-Singled for Matsui in the 9th. c-Hit a sacrifice fly for Swisher in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cano 3 (45, Fister, Vargas, Silva), Damon (34, Fister).
3B: Teixeira (3, Fister).
HR: Matsui (26, 4th inning off Fister, 0 on, 0 out), Teixeira 2 (37, 5th inning off Fister, 2 on, 0 out; 9th inning off French, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano 7; Teixeira 12; Miranda; Matsui 4; Jeter; Damon 4; Cervelli 2; Gardner, B; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Teixeira 5 (118), Matsui (86), Damon (77), Cervelli (11), Cabrera, Me (64), Guzman, F (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher; Jeter; Duncan.
SF: Guzman, F.
GIDP: Swisher, Cabrera, Me.
Team RISP: 4-for-14.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez, Al (9, throw).

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .357
Gutierrez, F, CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .278
Lopez, Jo, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .268
Sweeney, M, DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .281
Beltre, A, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .260
Johjima, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
Hall, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .210
  Saunders, M, LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .216
Tuiasosopo, 2B 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .167
Wilson, Jo, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .199
Totals 35 1 7 0 3 10 23  

BATTING
2B: Beltre, A (24, Sabathia).
TB: Beltre, A 2; Suzuki, I; Sweeney, M 2; Gutierrez, F 2; Saunders, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson, Jo; Beltre, A; Sweeney, M; Johjima; Gutierrez, F.
Team RISP: 0-for-10.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltre, A (12, 3rd base off Sabathia/Cervelli).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Hall (Cervelli at 2nd base).
DP: 3 (Tuiasosopo, Tuiasosopo-Wilson, Jo-Lopez, Jo, Wilson, Jo-Tuiasosopo-Lopez, Jo).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (W, 18-7) 7.0 4 1 0 2 8 0 3.31
Bruney 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4.24
Albaladejo 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.60
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Fister (L, 2-3) 4.0 9 6 6 2 1 2 4.37
Vargas 2.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 4.96
Messenger 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.66
Silva 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 8.59
French 1.1 4 2 2 0 1 1 5.21

Fister pitched to 5 batters in the 5th.

Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 105-69, Bruney 18-11, Albaladejo 21-12, Fister 79-53, Vargas 22-12, Messenger 11-9, Silva 27-17, French 25-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 8-4, Bruney 0-1, Albaladejo 1-1, Fister 5-4, Vargas 2-0, Messenger 1-1, Silva 1-0, French 1-1.
Batters faced: Sabathia 28, Bruney 5, Albaladejo 5, Fister 22, Vargas 6, Messenger 4, Silva 5, French 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Vargas 1-0, French 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 60 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:08.
Att: 43,173.
Venue: Safeco Field.
September 19, 2009
September 19, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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