After tight ninth, Andres Munoz gets final out to lead Mariners over Yankees 8-6

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The Seattle Times

NEW YORK — When Andres Munoz steps off the mound for the last time in his career, he will take the memory of this performance with him. Brought in to close out a two-run lead in the bottom of the ninth at Yankee Stadium, the young right-hander, who had sat out the last four days due to usage, found himself in a self-created mess with the bases loaded and two outs. With Yankee fans sensing a walk-off win, Munoz came back to strike out Gleyber Torres to give the Mariners an 8-6 victory. Given its friendly dimensions in various places and the way the ball seems to carry, Yankee Stadium can be a d…

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