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Nate McLouth homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning, Chris Dickerson hit a pair of solo shots and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
McLouth hit a 1-1 pitch from Vidal Nuno (1-1) into the bleachers in right-center to give the Orioles their first win since May 12.
Jim Johnson (2-4), who blew three save opportunities during the six-game skid, got three straight outs in the 10th. His performance capped an exceptional effort by Orioles pitchers, who retired 21 of the last 22 New York batters.
Dickerson connected off Phil Hughes in the third and fifth innings, the first two-homer game of his career.
Travis Hafner drove in both runs for the Yankees, who fell to 19-1 when scoring first.
Hughes allowed two runs and five hits in six innings. Coming off a horrid start against Seattle in which the right-hander yielded seven runs and got only two outs, Hughes kept the Orioles in check - except for Dickerson.
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The Baltimore Orioles announced late Tuesday night that they will call-up highly touted 2012 first-round draft pick K…
The Assassin (Photo: Wiki Commons)
New York Yankees 6–Baltimore Orioles 4
Where would we be without Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells?
Once again, it was the two off-season acquisitions who came up with the big hits, powering the Yanks to their 12th come-from-behind victory of the season. Down 4-3 in the 9th, Hafner blasted a game-tying, opposite-field shot to left field, providing...
While the Baltimore Orioles will get a look at top prospect Kevin Gaussman today as he starts against the Toronto Blue Jays, but another highly-touted prospect in the organization will have to sit before he can continue to show the team what he's got. Jonathan Schoop has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his back. He will need a few weeks to recover.
On Wednesday night rotation stalwart Hiroki Kuroda had an injury shortened and ineffective outing, and rookie reliever Preston Claiborne finally showed some vulnerability as the Yankees fell to their A.L. East division rivals, the Baltimore Orioles. On a good note, however, David Adams, the rookie 3B, provided a spark of optimism. The Yankees had seven hits last night, half...
Mark Teixeira first announced the fact that he had taken some good at-bats via his Twitter account yesterday. The team then confirmed his progress and prognosis. They are still guarded about his potential return date, but for Teixeira to take some swings for the first time since his wrist injury is a good thing.
Felt good to get my first AB's since March. 1-2 with a...
Pronk stayed hot tonight, going 2-4 with 2 RBIs
Baltimore Orioles 3–New York Yankees 2 (10 innings)
Phil Hughes put together another solid start and Travis Hafner stayed hot, but it wasn’t enough as the O’s clipped the Bombers in extra innings. Hughes was effective over 6 innings, allowing just 5 hits and 2 runs–both solo shots by Chris Dickerson–while striking out 5, before...
The Baltimore Orioles hope this year's high-profile midseason call-up is as good as last year's high-profile midseason call-up.
The Orioles will promote right-hander Kevin Gausman from Class-AA Bowie to make his major league debut Thursday against Toronto, major league sources told FOXSports.com.
Gausman is reaching the majors less than one year after the Orioles selected...
It’s been Preston Claiborne and Shawn Kelley stealing the show in the bullpen, easily the most dominant makeup of the New York Yankees‘ roster. With their assistance in the wake of Joba Chamberlain‘s injury, along with the usual dominance from Dave Robertson and Mariano Rivera, the Yankees’ bullpen is one of the best in the game and its future is in no doubt whatsoever, despite...
New York City FC: A bold move by Manchester City and NY Yankees - originally posted on Soccerlens.comIn what has to be one of the most colossal evil empire mergers in major modern sports history, Manchester City and the New York Yankees have joined super-villainous forces to create the MLS’ 20th franchise: New York City Football Club.
Okay, so that’s probably not a team name...
Vernon Wells sends a pitch from Pedro Strop out to left to give the Yankees the lead. (Photo credit: CBS Sports)
Whether it be an injury to a key player or a one-run deficit late in a game, these Yankees are resilient. They don’t quit or feel sorry for themselves, they don’t give-in and surrender. This team takes adversity as it comes and with a cool, calm steadfast approach...
Manchester City is partnering with baseball's New York Yankees to own a Major League Soccer team.
The two clubs will own MLS' 20th team, which will be called New York City Football Club and plans to start play in the 2015 season.
City, owned by Sheik Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, will be the majority owner of the team.
While MLS has been negotiating with New...
Yankees injured third basemen Alex Rodriguez is under the microscope right now for alleged PED usage again, and he may miss most of the season rehabbing from hip surgery, but that’s not stopping Rodriguez from cashing in.
TMZ is reporting that Rodriguez just sold his Miami Beach mansion for $30 million, making a $15 million profit. Rodriguez reported accepted a $30 million offer...
Jose Ramirez‘s live arm was on display against Kevin Gausman this past Friday. The New York Yankees’ minor-leaguer consistently unleashed 94 mph to 95 mph four-seam fastballs against the Bowie Baysox from his low three-quarter arm slot. The pitch touched 97 mph, but Ramirez’s low release point kept it on the same plane on which it was released. It did, however, feature arm...
AL BEast Notebook – May 20
In case you missed it, on the day after the fifteenth anniversary of the ’98 Yankees/Orioles brawl, the Yankees defeated the Orioles 6-4 in ten innings in one of the more interesting games of the season. And even if you did catch it, you don’t want to miss my notes from the night.
** Pitching matchup looked like an easy pick: C.C. Sabathia versus...