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Yankees 5, Mariners 3

SEATTLE — Garrett Jones completed the Yankees’ dramatic comeback with a three-run home run in the top of the 11th inning, and New York beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 Tuesday night.
The Yankees (28-25) extended the game on shortstop Stephen Drew’s two-out, RBI single in the ninth inning, then earned their first extra-inning win in four tries.
Jones hit his second home run of the season on a 2-0 pitch from Seattle reliever Joe Beimel with two outs and runners on the corners. Tom Wilhelmsen (1-1) took the loss, as he gave up two hits before Beimel came into the game.
Justin Wilson (2-0) got the win after pitching a scoreless 10th. Andrew Miller earned his 15th save for the Yankees despite giving up two hits, a walk and a run in the 11th.
Seattle (24-28) lost their fourth game in a row despite a solid major league debut from Triple-A call-up Mike Montgomery.
Montgomery, promoted from Tacoma earlier in the day to start the game, was in line for the victory — only to watch from the dugout as closer Fernando Rodney blew a save for the third time in 17 chances this season.
Montgomery, a 25-year-old rookie who has spent seven years in the minors, allowed just one earned run on four hits over six innings but had to settle for a no-decision.
Seattle center fielder Austin Jackson reached base six times, going 4-for-4 with a walk and a hit-by-pitch. He hit a two-out double in the sixth that put the Mariners ahead 2-1.
New York starter CC Sabathia allowed nine hits but just two runs in 5 2/3 innings. Sabathia, who had lost his previous two starts while giving up a combined 11 earned runs, walked two and struck out six Tuesday.
Both offenses had plenty of chances over the first eight innings, but Seattle clung to a 2-1 lead heading into the top of the ninth. Rodney issued a leadoff walk, then appeared to settle down while retiring the next two batters.
However, after a two-out single by pinch hitter Brian McCann, the Yankees had runners at the corners. Rodney served up an RBI single to Drew to tie the score 2-2.
New York finally broke through in the 11th. After another double play erased a leadoff single, Drew and center fielder Brett Gardner hit back-to-back singles to chase Wilhelmsen from the game. Beimel came in and served up the home run, which came on Jones’ second hit against a left-handed pitcher this season.
Seattle got one run back when former Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano hit a two-out, RBI single in the bottom of the 11th to cut New York’s lead to 5-3. Miller then struck out right fielder Nelson Cruz, the American League home run leader, to strand two runners — the 12th and 13th left on base by the Mariners.
Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez went 0 for 5 to snap his 11-game hitting streak.
Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon and catcher Mike Zunino were ejected in the third inning after Zunino argued about a check swing.

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