Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/1/12
NEW YORK -- Brian Matusz pitched 6 1/3 efficient innings, helping Buck Showalter record the 1,000th win of his managerial career as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 7-1 Tuesday night. The Orioles broke open a close game by scoring three runs -- all with two outs -- in the sixth inning in front of 37,790 at Yankee Stadium. Showalter is 1,000-958 all-time. His milestone victory came a little more than 20 years after he recorded his first victory with the Yankees on April 7, 1992 -- one day after Camden Yards, his current home park, opened. J.J. Hardy hit a two-run homer in the third inning to give the Orioles the lead for good. Chris Davis had three hits, including a solo homer. Matusz snapped a 12-decision losing streak dating back to last June by allowing one run on six hits and one walk with four strikeouts. Matusz and Yankees starter Phil Hughes entered the game a combined 1-6 with a 6.63 ERA, but they were engaged in a surprising pitchers' duel until Hughes...
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