Mark Teixeira and Sergio Mitre pitched in winning efforts, but Joba Chamberlain’s effort was a losing one and it counted the most. He gave up all seven runs in the 7-1 loss to the Mariners (78-72) as the Yankees (95-55) lost another series. Quick ‘Cap The Mariners jumped on Chamberlain early for two runs in the first and five in the second, capped by Ken Griffey Jr.’s three-run homer. Mitre took over in the fourth and only allowed one hit the rest of the game. The only other bright spot besides Mitre was Mark Teixeira, who went 3-for-4 with two doubles and scored the only run for the Yankees in the sixth on Jorge Posada’s double. What hurts the most? Ian Snell, the guy who the Yanks could have traded for at this year’s trade deadline, earned t ...
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