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Heartbreaking loss
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Yankees 6, Mariners 5
Ichiro Suzuki slammed his third homer of the season in the third. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Seattle was on the verge of ending its five-game losing streak in the series finale against New York, but the Mariners' bullpen was unable to preserve a three-run lead for starter Jarrod Washburn, who hurled six strong frames, as the Yankees scored four in the eighth inning.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (18-33)
Lost 6
NY Yankees 6, Seattle 5   NYY
NY Yankees (25-25)
Won 5
May 25, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0   5 9 1
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 X   6 8 1
Standings thru 5/25/08  |  Recap: SEA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Yankees stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF5222002.289
Lopez, 2B5110003.299
Vidro, DH5022010.239
Ibanez, LF4000111.273
Beltre, 3B3000103.253
Johjima, C4120000.219
Sexson, 1B3100131.197
Balentien, RF3000114.215
Betancourt, SS4021001.278
Totals365954615 

BATTING
2B: Lopez (13, Wang).
HR: Suzuki (3, 3rd inning off Wang, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Suzuki 5; Lopez 2; Vidro 2; Johjima 2; Betancourt 2.
RBI: Suzuki 2 (13), Betancourt (18), Vidro 2 (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltre; Suzuki.
GIDP: Lopez.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Putz (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Lopez-Betancourt-Sexson, Betancourt-Sexson).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4111002.266
Jeter, SS3111101.287
Abreu, RF4111001.294
Rodriguez, 3B2110200.295
Giambi, DH2000123.230
Duncan, S, 1B3000004.176
  a-Matsui, PH1110000.321
  Ensberg, 1B0000000.203
Cano, 2B2101102.229
Molina, C4021010.216
Cabrera, CF3010001.255
Totals286855314 

a-Singled for Duncan, S in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Damon (14, Washburn), Jeter (7, Washburn), Abreu (11, Rhodes), Molina (10, Putz).
TB: Damon 2; Jeter 2; Abreu 2; Rodriguez; Matsui; Molina 3; Cabrera.
RBI: Jeter (23), Damon (20), Abreu (32), Cano (19), Molina (5).
2-out RBI: Jeter; Molina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Abreu; Jeter; Duncan, S; Cabrera.
S: Cabrera.
SF: Cano.
GIDP: Cano; Duncan, S.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez (2, 2nd base off Washburn/Johjima), Damon (6, 3rd base off Washburn/Johjima).

FIELDING
E: Duncan, S (2, fielding).
DP: (Duncan, S-Molina-Jeter).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Washburn 6.04223206.54
Green (H, 4)1.01111004.10
Rhodes 0.01110005.59
Putz (BS, 3)(L, 1-2)1.02221104.50
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang 6.17554213.82
Ramirez (W, 1-0)1.22000200.00
Rivera (S, 12)1.00000200.45

Green pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Rhodes pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Giambi (by Washburn).
Pitches-strikes: Washburn 94-52, Green 16-9, Rhodes 9-6, Putz 18-11, Wang 112-70, Ramirez 24-17, Rivera 16-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Washburn 12-4, Green 3-0, Rhodes 0-0, Putz 1-1, Wang 12-5, Ramirez 1-2, Rivera 0-1.
Batters faced: Washburn 24, Green 5, Rhodes 1, Putz 6, Wang 30, Ramirez 7, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rhodes 1-1, Putz 1-1, Ramirez 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:10.
Att: 54,269.

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