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No win No. 18
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Mariners 5, Yankees 2
Mike Mussina went six solid innings, striking out seven and walking one. (John Froschauer/AP)
Mike Mussina did not have his ace material going in the finale, as the Yanks dropped the weekend set to the Mariners, hurting their playoffs chances with 19 games left in the season. Derek Jeter made history in the loss, tying Babe Ruth on the club's all-time hit list with a third-inning single.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (76-67)
Lost 1
Seattle 5, NY Yankees 2   SEA
Seattle (56-86)
Won 1
September 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 1
Seattle
0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 X   5 8 0
Standings thru 9/7/08  |  Recap: NYY | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Mariners stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .306
Jeter, SS 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 .297
Abreu, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .309
Giambi, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .248
  1-Ransom, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .750
Nady, LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .315
Matsui, DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .308
Cano, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .264
Molina, J, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .218
  a-Betemit, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .263
Totals 32 2 6 2 3 7 13  

a-Struck out for Molina, J in the 9th.
1-Ran for Giambi in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cano (29, Feierabend), Matsui (17, Feierabend).
HR: Jeter (10, 1st inning off Feierabend, 0 on, 1 out), Nady (23, 2nd inning off Feierabend, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Cano 2; Matsui 3; Jeter 5; Nady 4.
RBI: Jeter (67), Nady (86).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, J 3; Betemit.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Jeter (5, 3rd base by Feierabend/Johjima).

FIELDING
E: Mussina (1, throw).

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .309
Reed, J, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .270
Beltre, A, 3B 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .268
Ibanez, DH 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .306
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 2 3 2 0 1 2 .294
Balentien, LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .201
LaHair, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .248
  Cairo, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
Johjima, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .208
Betancourt, Y, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .270
Totals 32 5 8 5 1 9 9  

BATTING
HR: Beltre, A (25, 3rd inning off Mussina, 1 on, 2 out), Lopez, Jo 2 (14, 4th inning off Mussina, 0 on, 0 out; 8th inning off Veras, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ibanez; Beltre, A 5; Lopez, Jo 9; Betancourt, Y; Suzuki, I.
RBI: Beltre, A 2 (74), Lopez, Jo 2 (78), Ibanez (102).
2-out RBI: Beltre, A 2; Ibanez; Lopez, Jo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lopez, Jo.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 4.

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mussina (L, 17-8) 6.0 7 4 4 1 7 2 3.48
Coke 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Veras 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.66
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feierabend (W, 1-2) 7.0 5 2 2 3 4 2 5.53
Batista (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.04
Putz (S, 12) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.02

Game Scores: Mussina , Feierabend .
HBP: Giambi (by Putz).
Pitches-strikes: Mussina 107-72, Coke 11-7, Veras 13-9, Feierabend 98-60, Batista 13-8, Putz 21-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mussina 6-5, Coke 2-1, Veras 1-0, Feierabend 8-5, Batista 2-0, Putz 1-0.
Batters faced: Mussina 26, Coke 3, Veras 4, Feierabend 28, Batista 3, Putz 5.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 69 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:32.
Att: 42,691.
Venue: Safeco Field.
September 7, 2008
September 7, 2008

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