Felix Hernandez dominated the Yankees in their own ballpark again, pitching his third shutout of the season to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 1-0 win on a sunny, sticky Saturday afternoon.
Hernandez outpitched Hiroki Kuroda in a duel of pitchers who haven't lost since June. Mike Carp hit an RBI single in the second inning for Seattle, which bounced back from having its seven-game winning streak ended the night before. The Yankees have lost 10 of 15.
Hernandez (10-5) just didn't give the Yankees any room. After Robinson Cano doubled with two outs in the first, Hernandez didn't allow a runner to second.
He began the ninth against the top of the Yankees order and retired Curtis Granderson, Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano in order, fanning Cano to end the game in a breezy 2 hours, 32 minutes.
King Felix has the lowest career ERA at the new Yankee Stadium of any pitcher with at least two starts. After Saturday's masterful performance, he lowered his ERA to 1.13 after hi...