Originally written May 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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BALTIMORE -- Adam Jones homered and J.J. Hardy drove in two runs to support another strong start from Wei-Yin Chin as the Baltimore Orioles scored a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. The victory before 24.055 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards gave Baltimore (23-14) a split of the two-game series with New York (20-16) and its first win over the Yankees at home this season. New York had taken the first four meetings in Baltimore. Jones gave the Orioles a lead with his second-inning solo homer, and Hardy got an RBI double in the fifth and a run-scoring infield single in the sixth. He didn't get an RBI when his double-play grounder scored a run in the third. All of that was enough for Chen (4-0), a pleasant surprise for the Orioles in his rookie season. He lasted seven innings, giving up just a two-run homer to Curtis Granderson in the seventh that cut the Orioles' lead to 4-2. Granderson may have gotten a break on that homer when a fan wearing a Yanke...
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