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Yankees 4, Mariners 2
Alex Rodriguez's homer was the seventh of his career off Jarrod Washburn. (Getty)
With his fourth homer in six games, Alex Rodriguez broke a sixth-inning tie and sent the Yankees on their way to a seventh straight win. Solo homers by Johnny Damon and Melky Cabrera -- whose towering shot to left was reviewed but upheld -- also helped make a winner of Andy Pettitte.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (39-38)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 4, Seattle 2   NYY
NY Yankees (45-32)
Won 7
July 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   2 6 0
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 X   4 9 0
Standings thru 7/1/09  |  Recap: SEA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Yankees stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .368
Branyan, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 .298
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .258
Griffey Jr., DH 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .219
Gutierrez, F, CF 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .278
Balentien, LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 .225
Woodward, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333
Johnson, Ro, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .187
Cedeno, R, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .136
Totals 31 2 6 2 1 6 10  

BATTING
2B: Lopez, Jo (14, Pettitte).
HR: Griffey Jr. (10, 6th inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Griffey Jr. 5; Gutierrez, F 2; Johnson, Ro; Lopez, Jo 2.
RBI: Balentien (10), Griffey Jr. (26).
2-out RBI: Griffey Jr..
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson, Ro.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Gutierrez, F (4, 2nd base by Pettitte/Posada).
PO: Balentien (1st base by Pettitte).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Cedeno, R-Lopez, Jo-Branyan, Woodward-Branyan, Lopez, Jo-Cedeno, R-Branyan).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .307
Damon, LF 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .292
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .278
Rodriguez, Al, DH 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .239
Posada, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .268
Cano, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300
Swisher, RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .238
  Gardner, B, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
Cabrera, Me, CF-RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 .287
Ransom, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .190
Totals 30 4 9 4 1 6 7  

BATTING
HR: Damon (15, 3rd inning off Washburn, 0 on, 2 out), Cabrera, Me (8, 5th inning off Washburn, 0 on, 1 out), Rodriguez, Al (13, 6th inning off Washburn, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano; Teixeira 2; Jeter; Damon 4; Rodriguez, Al 5; Swisher; Cabrera, Me 4.
RBI: Damon (47), Cabrera, Me (32), Rodriguez, Al 2 (41).
2-out RBI: Damon.
GIDP: Rodriguez, Al, Cabrera, Me, Posada.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Pettitte (Balentien at 1st base).

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Washburn (L, 4-6) 7.0 8 4 4 1 6 3 3.36
Batista 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.85
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (W, 8-3) 7.0 6 2 2 1 5 1 4.25
Aceves, A (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.14
Coke (H, 6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.18
Rivera (S, 20) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.76

Game Scores: Washburn , Pettitte .
HBP: Jeter (by Washburn).
Pitches-strikes: Washburn 100-60, Batista 8-6, Pettitte 98-63, Aceves, A 5-2, Coke 7-4, Rivera 15-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Washburn 6-5, Batista 2-0, Pettitte 7-6, Aceves, A 0-1, Coke 1-0, Rivera 3-0.
Batters faced: Washburn 29, Batista 3, Pettitte 26, Aceves, A 1, Coke 2, Rivera 3.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:17.
Att: 45,285.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009

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