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Wang, Yanks in total control
Yankees 9, Mariners 2
Chien-Ming Wang fanned five and walked no one in seven innings. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Chien-Ming Wang took advantage of an early cushion and handcuffed the Mariners en route to win No. 15. Johnny Damon and Jason Giambi each drove in two runs in a decisive five-run fourth inning, while Robinson Cano added a two-run single in the first.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 23, 2006
NYY
NY Yankees (76-49)
Won 1
NY Yankees 9, Seattle 2   SEA
Seattle (57-69)
Lost 1
August 23, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
2 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 0   9 14 1
Seattle
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   2 7 1
Standings thru 8/23/06  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Mariners Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF6122002.298
Jeter, SS6210004.334
Abreu, RF4320200.301
Giambi, DH2112310.263
Posada, C3012122.270
Cano, 2B4123104.328
Cabrera, LF4110102.286
Wilson, 1B5010035.263
Green, 3B5030014.202
Totals3991498723 

BATTING
2B: Giambi (20, Hernandez), Abreu (34, Pineiro), Cano (26, Pineiro).
TB: Damon 2; Jeter; Abreu 3; Giambi 2; Posada; Cano 3; Cabrera; Wilson; Green 3.
RBI: Cano 3 (47), Damon 2 (69), Giambi 2 (103), Posada 2 (67).
2-out RBI: Cano 2; Giambi 2; Posada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera; Cano 2; Green 2.
SF: Posada.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Green (2, throw).
DP: (Jeter-Wilson).

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4000020.321
Snelling, RF3010010.385
  b-Bohn, PH-RF1000010.000
Beltre, 3B2000021.266
  Bloomquist, 3B2000000.243
Sexson, 1B4120001.235
Ibanez, LF3000102.275
Lopez, 2B4121011.276
Broussard, DH4010012.299
Betancourt, SS3011000.300
Rivera, C2000010.145
  a-Johjima, PH-C1000002.294
Totals33272199 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Rivera in the 7th. b-Struck out for Snelling in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Sexson (24, Wang).
TB: Snelling; Sexson 3; Lopez 2; Broussard; Betancourt.
RBI: Lopez (63), Betancourt (40).
2-out RBI: Lopez; Betancourt.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ibanez; Johjima; Broussard.
GIDP: Broussard.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Snelling (1, throw).
PB: Rivera (5).
DP: (Betancourt-Lopez-Sexson).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (W, 15-5)7.07220503.81
Myers 1.00000202.66
Dotel 1.00001207.71
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (L, 10-12)3.29774404.81
Pineiro 5.15224306.23

IBB: Giambi (by Pineiro), Cabrera (by Pineiro).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 90-57, Myers 19-12, Dotel 17-11, Hernandez 82-48, Pineiro 88-52.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 11-5, Myers 1-0, Dotel 0-1, Hernandez 7-0, Pineiro 7-6.
Batters faced: Wang 27, Myers 3, Dotel 4, Hernandez 23, Pineiro 25.
Inherited runners-scored: Pineiro 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 41,383.

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