Andy Pettitte threw an early pitch exactly where he wanted, and watched Chris Davis launch it over the center-field wall.
Fortunately for Pettitte, most of his later offerings landed in the right spot.
Pettitte stopped the Orioles once again, Eduardo Nunez returned with a go-ahead hit and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 5-4 Saturday for their season-high sixth straight win.
Pettitte (6-6) persevered on a hot, sticky day, hanging in after the Orioles took an early 3-0 lead and ending his four-start winless string.
"I've been frustrated," he said. "Every decision you're making, you feel like it's not the right one."
The 41-year-old Pettitte earned his 251st win, tying Hall of Famer Bob Gibson for 44th place on the all-time list.
Pettitte stretched his unbeaten streak against Baltimore to 11 starts dating to 2007, winning eight times. Overall, he is 28-6 against the Orioles -- only Yankees great Whitey Ford (30) has beaten the Birds more often since the franchise moved from S...