SEATTLE — Jameson Taillon gave the Yankees a much needed breather and himself a boost of confidence. The right-hander gave the Bombers seven solid innings as they beat the Mariners 9-4 at T-Mobile Park Monday night, their first win since the trade deadline.
The win snapped a season-high five-game losing streak for the Yankees (71-39) and rebuilt a little lead in the race for the best record in the American League (one game) over the Astros. They were also able to regain their double-digit lead in the American League East (10.5) over the Blue Jays.
Josh Donaldson singled in the first to drive in two runs, he homered in the third and doubled to lead off the fifth inning and again in the ninth for his fourth hit of the night. Andrew Benintendi had a pair of run-scoring doubles and…
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