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NEW YORK -- Second baseman Robinson Cano drove in a run and scored an insurance run in his return to Yankee Stadium and catcher Mike Zunino had his first career four-hit game as the Seattle Mariners scored four runs in the fifth inning en route to a 6-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night

Designated hitter Corey Hart had a two-run bases-loaded double and first baseman Justin Smoak added a run-scoring single for the Mariners, who won consecutive games for the first time since opening the season with a three-game winning streak. Left fielder Dustin Ackley added a pinch hit single in the seventh, which scored Cano and Zunino added an RBI single as the Mariners finished with a season-high 15 hits.

Cano returned to New York after spending the previous nine seasons with the Yankees, whom he left for a 10-year,$240 million deal after being offered a seven-year, $175 million deal. Cano heard boos on many occasions, including when he came up with the bases loaded and one out in the fifth.

Cano was up with the bases loaded because Zunino hustled out of the batter's box to open the fifth. He was initially called out by first base umpire Bill Miller, but Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon challenged and the initial call was quickly overturned.

Willie Bloomquist followed with a single and Abraham Almonte followed with a bunt single after second baseman Brian Roberts failed to cover first base. After right fielder Stefan Romero struck out on a lengthy at-bat, Cano drove in Zunino with a slow grounder to first base.

On the next pitch from New York left-hander CC Sabathia (3-3), Hart lined a double to center field and two pitches later Smoak lined a single to right field.

Seattle won for the fourth time in five games following an eight-game losing streak as right-hander Chris Young (1-0) allowed two runs (one earned) and three hits in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out three, walked three and threw 63-of-105 pitches for strikes.

After Charlie Furbush and Danny Farquhar combined on 2 1/3 scoreless innings, closer Fernando Rodney struggled in a non-save situation. Rodney allowed three hits, including center fielder Brett Gardner's run-scoring single but fanned shortstop Derek Jeter and right fielder Carlos Beltran.

Sabathia took a shutout into the fifth but was gone two batters into the sixth after allowing four runs and 10 hits in six-plus innings.

The Yankees lost for the fifth time in 15 games as their first two runs came from a solo home run by first baseman Mark Teixeira in the second and an unearned run in the third on a throwing error by Zunino.

The Yankees took a 1-0 lead with two outs on the second on Teixeira's third home run and second in as many games. They scored a two-out unearned run when Brian Roberts came home on a throwing error by catcher Mike Zunino, who made an errant throw on Brett Gardner's stolen base.

Cano heard boos when he was introduced before the game and they intensified as he stepped in for his first at-bat.

Cano came up with the bases loaded and one out in the fifth after Seattle opened the inning with two infield singles, including one by Zunino overturned by a replay challenge. Zunino scored when Cano grounded out to first base and the Mariners took the lead on Hart's two-run double before adding a run on Smoak's run-scoring single.

NOTES: The Yankees announced that RHP Ivan Nova underwent successful Tommy John surgery Tuesday afternoon. They also announced that RHP Michael Pineda has a strained right lat muscle that will likely prevent him from starting Monday when he first can return from a 10-game suspension for pine tar use. ... RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (right middle finger) threw a bullpen session Tuesday, two days after making a rehab start for Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners are undecided if he will make another rehab start or if he will return from the DL on Friday. ... 3B Kyle Seeger was named the American League's Co-Player of the week along with Chicago White Sox 1B Jose Abreu. Seager batted .409 with five home runs and 11 RBIs in six games from April 21-27.
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