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Successful day
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Yankees 12, Mariners 6
Jason Giambi launched his ninth homer of the season in the second. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Yes, the Yankees beat the Mariners for the second straight day to extend their win streak to four games, getting homers from Jason Giambi and Bobby Abreu, but it was also the second installment of the Joba Chamberlain transition-from-relief plan. The righty hurled two strong innings after Mike Mussina departed in the fifth.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (18-32)
Lost 5
NY Yankees 12, Seattle 6   NYY
NY Yankees (24-25)
Won 4
May 24, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0   6 12 2
NY Yankees
0 4 1 0 0 2 5 0 X   12 16 0
Standings thru 5/24/08  |  Recap: SEA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Yankees stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF5010012.286
Lopez, 2B5130003.301
Vidro, DH4123101.233
Ibanez, LF5000015.279
Beltre, 3B5111003.257
Reed, RF3110100.300
Sexson, 1B4112031.201
Johjima, C4000010.211
Betancourt, SS4130000.273
Totals3961262615 

BATTING
2B: Betancourt (13, Mussina), Lopez (12, Mussina).
HR: Vidro (3, 3rd inning off Mussina, 2 on, 1 out), Beltre (10, 3rd inning off Mussina, 0 on, 2 out), Sexson (9, 8th inning off Farnsworth, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Suzuki; Lopez 4; Vidro 5; Beltre 4; Reed; Sexson 4; Betancourt 4.
RBI: Vidro 3 (22), Beltre (24), Sexson 2 (21).
2-out RBI: Beltre.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltre 2; Ibanez; Lopez.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Lopez (6, fielding), Beltre (8, fielding).
DP: (Beltre-Lopez-Sexson).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5110003.266
Jeter, SS5100005.287
  Duncan, S, 1B0000000.188
Abreu, RF5124002.295
Rodriguez, 3B4110120.291
  1-Gonzalez, PR-SS0000000.214
Matsui, DH3321200.317
Giambi, 1B4233000.234
  a-Ensberg, PH-3B1000013.203
Cano, 2B4141100.232
Molina, C5111006.204
Cabrera, CF5122002.253
Totals411216124321 

a-Struck out for Giambi in the 7th.
1-Ran for Rodriguez in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Matsui (8, Silva), Cano 3 (10, Silva, Silva, Rhodes), Giambi (8, Silva), Abreu (10, Morrow).
HR: Giambi (9, 2nd inning off Silva, 2 on, 0 out), Abreu (6, 6th inning off Silva, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon; Abreu 6; Rodriguez; Matsui 3; Giambi 7; Cano 7; Molina; Cabrera 2.
RBI: Giambi 3 (24), Cabrera 2 (21), Abreu 4 (31), Cano (18), Molina (4), Matsui (23).
2-out RBI: Cabrera; Abreu 4; Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Abreu; Damon 2; Molina; Ensberg 2.
GIDP: Molina.
Team LOB: 9.

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Silva (L, 3-4)6.011751225.14
Rhodes 0.02321004.66
Morrow 0.22201001.64
Rowland-Smith 1.11001102.63
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (W, 7-4)5.07441424.39
Chamberlain (H, 11)2.01001202.42
Farnsworth 1.04220014.50
Veras 1.00000003.12

Rhodes pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

Balk: Farnsworth.
IBB: Cano (by Silva).
Pitches-strikes: Silva 106-68, Rhodes 11-6, Morrow 30-20, Rowland-Smith 18-11, Mussina 74-54, Chamberlain 40-22, Farnsworth 25-20, Veras 15-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Silva 9-7, Rhodes 0-0, Morrow 1-1, Rowland-Smith 2-1, Mussina 6-5, Chamberlain 3-1, Farnsworth 1-2, Veras 2-1.
Batters faced: Silva 31, Rhodes 3, Morrow 6, Rowland-Smith 5, Mussina 23, Chamberlain 8, Farnsworth 7, Veras 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Morrow 2-2, Rowland-Smith 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, L to R.
T: 3:10.
Att: 53,512.

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