SEATTLE — The Yankees are nonetheless a first-place group.
However they positive haven’t appeared prefer it these days.
The Yankees couldn’t hit and ran the bases just like the Keystone Kops once more in Tuesday’s 1-0, 13-inning to the Mariners, their sixth defeat in seven video games.
Jonathan Loaisiga allowed a walkoff single to pinch-hitter Luis Torrens with one out and the bases loaded within the backside of the thirteenth to attain automated runner Eduardo Suarez in a 1-0 defeat to the Mariners at T-Cell Park.
The Yankees had the bases loaded with one out within the high of the thirteenth, however Gleyber Torres struck out and Miguel Andujar grounded out, as they went 0-for-10 with runners in scoring place..
Earlier than that, the Bombers have been clueless on the bases in further innings, with automated runners thrown out in three straight innings.
Andrew Benintendi took off to steal third too quickly within the tenth. He was caught in a rundown and thrown out between second and third and the Yankees didn’t rating.
Within the eleventh, Aaron Hicks led off with a liner to second. This time, automated runner Andujar broke towards third and was doubled off second. And within the twelfth, Jose Trevino was caught off second on an Isiah Kiner-Falefa comebacker and to make issues worse, Kiner-Falefa was thrown out making an attempt to get to second for some motive.
The bottom-running blunders and lack of hitting wasted Gerrit Cole’s effort.
Cole was glorious in his return to T-Cell Park, the place he introduced a 1.71 ERA into Tuesday — his lowest mark at any park he has pitched in not less than 5 instances.
He redeemed himself after his tough outing towards the Mariners final week in The Bronx with seven scoreless innings, whereas Luis Castillo threw eight innings with out permitting a run for the Mariners within the two ace’s second matchup in lower than per week.
For Cole, it was a stark enchancment over his earlier begin — when he gave up six runs — and three homers — within the first inning.
Aaron Boone stated earlier than the sport he hoped Cole would construct on the 5 shutout innings he completed with towards Seattle final time- and he did.
Cole retired the primary seven batters he confronted — with the assistance of diving catches by Aaron Choose in proper discipline and Benintendi in left.
Sam Haggerty singled by the best facet with one out within the third for Seattle’s first baserunner.
However Haggerty was rapidly erased, thrown out by Trevino making an attempt to steal second.
Cole allowed two singles within the fourth.
The primary was a leadoff shot to right-center by Adam Frazier, however Frazier inexplicably tried to stretch it right into a double and was thrown out simply by middle fielder Aaron Hicks.
Mitch Haniger got here up with a two-out single earlier than Cole obtained Jake Lamb seeking to finish the inning.
However the Yankees had no higher luck towards Castillo.
Benintendi singled and stole second with two outs within the first and was stranded when Josh Donaldson struck out.
Choose singled to start out the fourth earlier than Donaldson hit into an inning-ending double play.
Cole gave up a one-out double to Raleigh within the fifth that deflected off the glove of a leaping DJ LeMahieu at first. It was Seattle’s first runner in scoring place of the sport and Cole rebounded by getting J.P. Crawford to come out and Haggerty to fly to proper.
It was additionally Seattle’s final runner in scoring place towards Cole, as he retired the ultimate eight batters he confronted.
The Yankees, in the meantime, didn’t even get one other hit till Andujar’s flare to left with one out within the eighth.
Aaron Hicks adopted with a stroll for the Yankees first runner in scoring place because the first inning.
Trevino then hit a sluggish chopper to 3rd for the second out, however each runners superior.
Kiner-Falefa, overmatched by Castillo in his first two at-bats, grounded to second to maintain the sport scoreless.