Originally written September 07, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
77-60. It's a pretty solid record. It's the record held by both the Orioles and Yankees after Thursday's games, too. Baltimore smashed New York 10-6, coming back in the eighth inning after blowing a 6-1 lead. Nine of Baltimore's ten runs came via the home run, including a pair by the white hot Mark Reynolds. Awesome Yankees set-up man David Robertson faced three batters in the eighth. All three scored, and two of those three hit homers. Jason Hammel's return to the mound for the Orioles was a resounding success. And to the delight of Baltimore's fans, they'll have a great chance to take sole possession of first place tomorrow, when their second best starter, Wei-Yin Chen, will hop onto the hill to face Phil Hughes. Game of the Night: Rangers 5, Royals 4 (ten innings). The Royals got three early runs off of Scott Feldman, but starter Luke Hochevar couldn't hold the lead, and the game was tied after the fourth. The teams traded runs in the seventh, ...
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