SEATTLE – Mike Ford has an education at Princeton University and a body that resembles rotation of the nose to stop movement.
Combine these two attributes with a sweet left-handed swing and you get the latest first-team Yankee to contribute to the team.
Ford sheltered twice on Monday night and led the Yankees to a 5-4 victory over the Mariners in front of 23,030 in T -Mobile Park. His double homer in the second and a solo burst in the fourth had left Tommy Milone and raised their total to eight in 97 bats. His first game of much household short-term major league career was followed by a homer from Clayton Kershaw, left over Milwyn in a pecking order, during Sunday's win over the Dodgers in Los Angeles.
When the season opened Greg Bird and Luke Voight were in the beginning. Then Bird got hurt. DJ LeMahieu and Voit have been dealing with it for a while. Kendris Morales played several games there, was injured and disappeared. Voight came down with a sports hernia and Edwin Encarnation landed on the IL with a right wrist fracture.
This forced the Yankees to raise their left hand, hitting Ford for the third time this year from Triple-A in early August. [1
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] "I try not to understand it. There are no firm feelings, but it's definitely nice to stick with them," Ford said of the Mariners, who are the last in the AL West. as the Yankees travel to their first Division One title of 2012.
JA Happ made five innings, quit two runs, five hits, went three and scored seven for the win, coming in at 11- 8. The homer he gave up, the 32nd he was allowed this season, was a three-way slam centered in the second to Dylan Moore on a change that came in the middle of the plate. The unfolded household hit was second to Justin Verlander's 33-year-old AL.
"I felt good, fastball had a certain life. I felt like I could have given us more, "said Happ, who threw 95 balls.
The victory, which included Gliber Torres' 33rd home, increased the AL East's Yankees lead to 9 ните games over empty beams
What would be the Yankees' game lately without a thorough discussion with the Empire? uses with his left foot. After all, crew chief Sam Holbrook joins In the conversation, and when the scandal involving the hunter Austin Romine and Aaron Boone ended, Guerin was assessed with a ball and later a ball because he broke a delivery rule that MLB told him was legal.
"We felt that he restarts his leg with his delivery to a plate they are not allowed in. Before calling anything [plate umpire] Mani [Gonzalez] did a good job and sent the catcher to give him a heads up. So he wanted to call us there so we went out there and talked to him, "Holbrook said. "Boone came out, and we explained to him that what he was doing he couldn't do. After the runner was at first base, he did it again and then Mani called out to the ball. He said what he was doing was legal. We felt he was leaving [the foot] a second time. "
Nestor Cortes Jr. relieved Guerin and gave up on the home of Malax Smith in the seventh. Tommy Canle worked a perfect eighth, and Aroldis Chapman made his 36th save with 41 chances.