Posted May 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
Wei-Yin Chen pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, Adam Jones homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees 5-2 Tuesday night. J.J. Hardy drove in two runs for Baltimore, which earned a split of the two-game series and improved to 1-4 at home against New York. Chen (4-0) allowed two runs, struck out four and walked two in a masterful performance. Making his seventh major league start, the 26-year-old Taiwan native took a shutout into the seventh inning and retired 10 straight before Robinson Cano's leadoff double. Two outs later, Curtis Granderson hit his 13th home run, an opposite-field drive that barely cleared the 7-foot wall in left - a fan wearing a Yankees jacket knocked his glove into the mitt of rookie outfielder Xavier Avery. It was only the third homer yielded by Chen in 44 innings this year, and it got the Yankees to 4-2. Chen came out to the mound for the top of the eighth but was pulled by manager Buck Showalter when the Yankees ...
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