Found May 15, 2012 on
Pro Sports Daily:
New York Yankees
Tampa Bay Rays
BALTIMORE - The Orioles have rarely found much success against New York starter CC Sabathia. But some timely hitting plus the pitching of Wei-Yin Chen helped the Baltimore beat its long-time nemesis. Adam Jones homered and J.J. Hardy drove in two runs to support another strong start from Chen 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. It also let the Orioles remain in a tie with Tampa Bay for first place in the American League East. The Rays beat the Blue Jays on Tuesday and also are 23-14. Sabathia (5-1) came into the game with a 16-2 career record versus the Orioles. He had a no-decision in his last start on April 11 in Baltimore but won his previous seven starts against the Orioles. ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Cano - Cano - Cano don't you know?
After watching CC Sabathia struggle and the Yankees lose pathetically, 5-2, to the Baltimore Orioles last night I realized that the pitching was not the problem here.
Even with a bad start, Sabathia allowed four runs to score but the Yankee hitters can easily beat that number; and this reminded me of a something MLB veteran Andy Van Slyke...
<a href="http://NYYUniverse.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-feed-statistics/feed-statistics.php?url=aHR0cDovL05ZWVVuaXZlcnNlLmNvbS9nYW1lLWRheS9nYW1lLTM2LXNhYmF0aGlhcy1maXJzdC1sb3NzL2F0dGFjaG1lbnQvZ20zNmZlYXQv" rel=\"attachment wp-att-6333\">
New York Yankees 2 — Baltimore Orioles 5
The offensive struggles lead to CC’s first loss of the season in...
<a href="http://NYYUniverse.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-feed-statistics/feed-statistics.php?url=aHR0cDovL05ZWVVuaXZlcnNlLmNvbS90aGUtbGluZXVwL3lhbmtlZXMtZ2FtZS0zNi1saW5ldXAtMDUxNTEyL2F0dGFjaG1lbnQvc2FiYXRoaWEtMi8=" rel=\"attachment wp-att-6288\">C.C. Sabathia will attempt to keep his undefeated record in tact tonight when he faces the division leading...
With an inability to develop quality arms stateside, the Baltimore Orioles have made an attempt to solve their pitching woes through the international market. Specifically, the Orioles have dove headfirst into Asia — too aggressively for the tastes of some in the Far East — bringing in two starting pitchers for 2012 in Tsuyoshi Wada and Wei-Yin Chen. Wada will spend the year...
<a href="http://NYYUniverse.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-feed-statistics/feed-statistics.php?url=aHR0cDovL05ZWVVuaXZlcnNlLmNvbS90aGUtbGluZXVwL3lhbmtlZXMtZ2FtZS0zNy1saW5ldXAtMDUxNjEyL2F0dGFjaG1lbnQva3Vyb2RhLXRocm93aW5nLw==" rel=\"attachment wp-att-6372\">Kuroda gets the start on the mound for the Yankees tonight, in hopes of winning back to back starts...
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...
In the offseason, I questioned a lot of Dan Duquette’s moves – especially Wei-Yin Chen. Honestly, it was to be determined what Chen brought to the table with the Orioles and fans were intrigued what he could do in the majors, most notably against the beasts of the American League East.
So far, Chen is passing the test. In fact, he may be singularly well the best pickup that...
What is it with those scumbag Yankee fans always getting carte blanche to interfere with baseball games?
We O’s fans hardly need to hear the first three syllables of the name “Jeffrey Maier” before going into involuntary dry heaves.
Then there was THIS guy during the playoffs last year.
In Tuesday night’s O’s-Yanks contest, another Yanks fan pulled in what should have...
Baseball's new villain Cole Hamels is looking for a seven-year contract extension that surpasses C.C. Sabathia's seven-year, $161 million deal with the Yankees in 2008 according to Andrew Kulp The700Level.com. Apparently he'll hold the world hostage if nobody gives that kind of money to him.
Back in March, I speculated that Hamels could ask for a C.J. Wilson's type...
When you look at the standings in the American League East there is a surprising team on the top of the list, the Baltimore Orioles. Currently sitting at 25-14, the Orioles are a half a game above the Tampa Bay Rays and sit in the top spot in the Al East. We’re only a month and a half into the 2012 MLB season, but the Orioles are showing that they can actually compete in the toughest...
And lo, on the 15th day of this second month of the season, the Yankees bats fell silent again.
After busting out for eight runs off Jason Hammel and the O’s bullpen on Monday night, they ran right into an improved Wei-Yin Chen, who has been brilliant since the Yankees got to him in his Major League debut. Last night, that manifested itself in seven innings of two-run, four-hit...
Three teams are tied for the best record in the American League. Two are expected, in the Rays and Rangers. The third is the Baltimore Orioles, who are tied with the Rays at the top of the AL East, 2.5 games ahead of the Yankees. Baltimore's fatal 15 game stretch ended last night, and I initially predicted that they'd go 5-10 during those 15 games. Well, they actually went...