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Damon shows power
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Yankees 6, Mariners 1
Saturday's win was the 254th of Mike Mussina's career. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Mike Mussina won his third straight start with ease due in part to Johnny Damon, who doubled and scored in his first two at-bats and added a two-run homer in the sixth inning to lift the Yankees back to the .500 mark. Each of New York's top four batters collected at least two hits.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (13-18)
Lost 4
NY Yankees 6, Seattle 1   NYY
NY Yankees (16-16)
Won 2
May 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 2
NY Yankees
1 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 X   6 13 2
Standings thru 5/3/08  |  Recap: SEA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Yankees stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4021001.280
Cairo, 2B4000013.000
Ibanez, LF3010110.295
Beltre, 3B3000101.275
Clement, DH4010033.200
Sexson, 1B4000015.215
Johjima, C4020000.190
Balentien, RF4010002.200
Betancourt, SS4110012.288
Totals341812717 

BATTING
TB: Suzuki 2; Ibanez; Clement; Johjima 2; Balentien; Betancourt.
RBI: Suzuki (9).
2-out RBI: Suzuki.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cairo 2; Suzuki; Sexson.
GIDP: Balentien; Sexson.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Betancourt (1, 2nd base off Mussina/Molina), Suzuki (11, 2nd base off Mussina/Molina).

FIELDING
E: Ibanez (2, throw), Suzuki (1, fielding).
DP: (Hernandez-Betancourt-Sexson).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5332011.290
Jeter, SS5131001.290
Abreu, RF4021102.292
Matsui, DH5121015.317
Giambi, 1B3000105.154
Cabrera, CF4021000.293
Cano, 2B3000111.150
Ensberg, 3B4000014.218
Molina, C3110101.224
Totals3661364420 

BATTING
2B: Damon 2 (12, Hernandez, Hernandez), Jeter (4, Hernandez), Cabrera (4, Baek).
HR: Damon (4, 6th inning off Hernandez, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon 8; Jeter 4; Abreu 2; Matsui 2; Cabrera 3; Molina.
RBI: Abreu (20), Jeter (15), Matsui (15), Cabrera (15), Damon 2 (14).
2-out RBI: Matsui; Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi 3; Ensberg 2; Molina.
GIDP: Abreu.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Abreu (2, 2nd base off Hernandez/Johjima).

FIELDING
E: Ensberg (1, throw), Jeter (3, throw).
DP: 2 (Cano-Jeter-Giambi, Mussina-Cano-Giambi).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (L, 2-2)5.212663313.04
Baek 2.11001105.51
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (W, 4-3)6.07110504.23
Hawkins 1.01000007.02
Ramirez 1.00002100.00
Veras 1.00000100.00

IBB: Cano (by Hernandez).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 105-61, Baek 37-20, Mussina 84-54, Hawkins 14-11, Ramirez 28-14, Veras 10-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 9-5, Baek 1-5, Mussina 9-4, Hawkins 2-1, Ramirez 1-1, Veras 2-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez 31, Baek 9, Mussina 24, Hawkins 4, Ramirez 5, Veras 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Baek 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: Mike Winters.
Weather: 52 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 2:51.
Att: 52,810.

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