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Silva can't end slide
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Yankees 8, Mariners 2
Carlos Silva saw his ERA jump to 4.20 with Sunday's effort. (Bill Koustroun/AP)
Needing a strong start to avoid dropping a season-high fifth consecutive game, the Mariners instead saw righty Carlos Silva allow eight runs on 11 hits in three-plus innings to secure a sweep at the hands of the Yankees in New York.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (13-19)
Lost 5
NY Yankees 8, Seattle 2   NYY
NY Yankees (17-16)
Won 3
May 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 0
NY Yankees
0 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 X   8 14 0
Standings thru 5/4/08  |  Recap: SEA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Yankees stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4010000.279
Lopez, 2B4000001.288
Ibanez, LF4120011.302
Beltre, 3B4122001.283
Vidro, 1B4000011.192
Betancourt, SS3010000.290
  a-Bloomquist, PH1000000.160
Clement, DH4010012.214
Johjima, C3000003.184
Balentien, RF3000021.167
Totals342720510 

a-Grounded out for Betancourt in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Beltre (6, 1st inning off Rasner, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Suzuki; Ibanez 2; Beltre 5; Betancourt; Clement.
RBI: Beltre 2 (13).
2-out RBI: Beltre 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ibanez; Johjima; Balentien.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki (12, 2nd base off Rasner/Moeller).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5220000.295
Jeter, SS5241010.313
Abreu, RF4131101.306
Matsui, DH4122014.324
  a-Duncan, S, PH-DH1000011.182
Giambi, 1B2001114.150
Cabrera, CF4112004.291
Cano, 2B4111002.154
Ensberg, 3B4010020.220
Moeller, C4000011.286
Totals3781482717 

a-Struck out for Matsui in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Matsui (6, Silva), Jeter (5, Silva).
HR: Cabrera (6, 3rd inning off Silva, 1 on, 1 out), Cano (3, 3rd inning off Silva, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 2; Jeter 5; Abreu 3; Matsui 3; Cabrera 4; Cano 4; Ensberg.
RBI: Abreu (21), Matsui 2 (17), Giambi (14), Cabrera 2 (17), Cano (8), Jeter (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi 2; Cano; Cabrera.
SF: Giambi.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (5, 2nd base off Silva/Johjima).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Silva (L, 3-1)3.011880124.20
Rowland-Smith 2.01001105.06
Lowe 1.02000204.50
Morrow 1.00000101.69
Rhodes 1.00001204.26
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rasner (W, 1-0)6.05220413.00
Ohlendorf 1.01000105.14
Farnsworth 1.01000003.52
Rivera 1.00000000.00

Silva pitched to 2 batters in the 4th.

Pitches-strikes: Silva 80-54, Rowland-Smith 40-22, Lowe 27-18, Morrow 20-13, Rhodes 20-11, Rasner 76-49, Ohlendorf 16-10, Farnsworth 14-11, Rivera 8-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Silva 4-4, Rowland-Smith 2-3, Lowe 0-1, Morrow 2-0, Rhodes 1-0, Rasner 6-8, Ohlendorf 1-1, Farnsworth 3-0, Rivera 2-1.
Batters faced: Silva 20, Rowland-Smith 8, Lowe 5, Morrow 3, Rhodes 4, Rasner 23, Ohlendorf 4, Farnsworth 4, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rowland-Smith 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 53,542.

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