Ny Yankees Yankees vs Seattle Mariners Picks and Predictions May 21st 2024

NY Yankees Yankees vs Seattle Mariners MLB Tue, May 21, 19:05 pm.
NY Yankees Yankees
ML: -165
Seattle Mariners
ML: 140

Mariners Aim to Ride Momentum of Rally into Rematch vs. Yankees

The Seattle Mariners, fired up by an electrifying ninth-inning comeback, are ready to continue their four-game showdown against the New York Yankees. The opener was a nail-biter, ending with the Mariners pulling off a 5-4 victory. Now, with Seattle eager to maintain their momentum and the Yankees hungry for a rebound, the stage is set for another thrilling clash.

Seattle Mariners’ Remarkable Comeback

Seattle’s knack for pulling off late-game heroics has been the buzz around town. In the first game of the series, they overcame a three-run deficit with a four-run surge in the ninth inning to snatch a 5-4 win. Ty France was the hero with his game-winning single, while Dominic Canzone’s sacrifice fly tied the game, following his solo homer in the eighth that set the stage for the dramatic finish.

Key Performances and Contributions

The Mariners showcased their depth with Luke Raley’s three-hit game and Mitch Haniger’s clutch run-scoring hit. Their ability to notch four hits off the Yankees’ usually reliable closer, Clay Holmes, who threw 31 pitches to eight batters, highlighted their resilience and smart hitting strategies.

This was Seattle’s second late-inning comeback on their 10-game road trip, echoing their previous victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Raley’s sentiment, “I just think we never give in,” perfectly captures the team’s gritty spirit and confidence.

Yankees’ Response and Challenges

On the flip side, the Yankees are determined to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time since late April. Their seven-game winning streak was snapped by the Mariners, and they’re keen to regain their winning form. Despite strong efforts from stars like Alex Verdugo and Aaron Judge, who were pivotal in the series opener, the Yankees couldn’t hold off the Mariners in the ninth inning.

Judge’s take on the loss—acknowledging the unpredictability of baseball and the necessity to move forward—shows the team’s resilient mindset. The Yankees are focused on bouncing back and “righting the ship” in the upcoming games.

Upcoming Pitching Matchups

The pitching matchups for the next game promise to be exciting. Clarke Schmidt, currently boasting a 15 2/3-inning scoreless streak, will take the mound for the Yankees. His recent stellar performances, including a career-best outing against the Minnesota Twins, highlight his ability to steer his team to victory. With a 5-1 record and a 2.49 ERA, Schmidt is set to be a tough challenge for the Mariners.

Seattle will counter with Bryan Woo, who has been in impressive form since returning from an elbow inflammation issue. Woo’s 0.93 ERA and solid performances against teams like the Kansas City Royals showcase his potential to shut down the Yankees’ offense. Woo’s past success against the Yankees, delivering a scoreless 5 1/3 innings, adds even more excitement to this matchup.


As the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees gear up to continue their series, both teams bring their unique strengths and compelling narratives into the rematch. The Mariners aim to ride the high of their spectacular comeback, while the Yankees look to bounce back and reassert their dominance. With high stakes and captivating storylines, baseball fans are in for another thrilling chapter in this ongoing saga.

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NY Yankees Yankees
O 8
Seattle Mariners
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