The Seattle Mariners may have lost Ichiro Suzuki, but there should be much rejoicing that Felix Hernandez is still in the Emerald City. On Saturday afternoon, Hernandez absolutely silenced the New York Yankees in the Bronx as he pitched a complete-game two-hit shutout in a 1-0 Mariners win.
Hiroki Kuroda was also on top of his game, but he allowed a two-out RBI single to Mike Carp in the second inning. That would prove to be all the run support that Hernandez would need.
Hernandez allowed a double to Robinson Cano and a single to Suzuki, but that was the extent of the New York offense. He allowed two walks to go with the two hits and struck out six Yankees batters. This is Hernandez's 10th win of the season.
The Mariners have a chance to pick up a massive series win in the rubber game on Sunday.
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