Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 3/27/13
New York Yankees 11 — Baltimore Orioles 8   The Yankees held off the Baltimore Orioles in tonight’s high scoring 11-8 win.   David Phelps started tonight’s game as he prepares for the 2013 season as a starting pitcher. Phelps was effective through his first four innings, including striking out the side in the 4th inning. In the 5th inning, Phelps would face adversity when outfielder Nate McLouth hit a two-run home run off of him. Rebounding from allowing a run to score is a necessity of a starting pitcher so Phelps would continue to work and would give up an additional run before ending the inning with a pair of strikeouts. David Phelps would start the 6th inning with a strikeout before ending his night. In 5.1 innings, Phelps gave up three runs on four hits with two walks and nine strikeouts. Josh Spence would give up a run in 0.2 of an inning of work. Branden Pinder would give up four runs. Three more minor league relievers would piece together the remainder of the game.   The Yankees scored first in the 2nd inning with three runs. Addison Marusnak brought in the first run with a groundout. Bobby Wilson doubled in the second run of the inning. Eduardo Nunez singled in the third run of the inning. A pair of walks and a double steal in the 6th inning got the Yankees in a run-scoring opportunity, which Bobby Wilson took advantage of with a sacrifice fly. The 7th inning is when the Yankees put themselves ahead well with six runs. A simple infield single by Eduardo Nunez got the inning started. Brennan Boesch and Ben Francisco could be competing for an outfield job and they might as well have been competing head-to-head. The pair of outfielders would hit back-to-back home runs, Boesch’s being a two-run home run. Top Yankees prospect Mason Williams got his first Spring at-bat and made the most of it. Williams would bring in two runs on a double to left field. Recently acquired first baseman Lyle Overbay got two hits in five at-bats tonight.   Win – David Phelps Loss – Mark Hendrickson Save – Preston Claiborne   Notables Yankees *Brennan Boesch – 1 for 4, R, 2-Run Home Run (1) in the 7th, 2 RBI (3) *Ben Francisco – 2 for 4, R, Solo Home Run (3) in the 7th, RBI (9) Orioles *Nate McLouth – 2 for 4, 2-Run Home Run (2) in the 5th, 2 RBI (7) *Nick Markakis – 2 for 3, 2 R, 2 RBI (3)
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Titans' Marcus Mariota: ‘Statistics don’t matter to me’

Raiders cut Trent Richardson

FSU names Everett Golson starting QB for 2015

UCLA's Ishmael Adams arrested for suspicion of felony robbery

AJ Green heading for contract stalemate with Bengals?

Report: NFL offered to cut Brady suspension to 3 games


Report: Tristan Thompson won’t take below max from Cavs

Martavis Bryant's four-game suspension upheld

Report: Redskins players happy RG3 was benched

Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Australian television want 49ers to showcase Jarryd Hayne

Urban Meyer: We will announce starting QB first snap of season

WATCH: Chris Archer has great reaction to Kevin Kiermaier catch

WATCH: Kevin Kiermaier robs Manny Machado home run shot

Four most surprising roster cuts from NFL teams

Caroline Wozniacki smoking on cover of ‘Rhapsody’ magazine

Could Robert Griffin III be the NFL’s next Steve Young?

Spurrier: SEC fans right to be upset with Ohio State's schedule

Report: 'Deranged' fan shot outside WWE building

Report: Brady convinced Harbaugh to return to Michigan

Ronda Rousey gets Venice mural from artist Jonas Never

Redskins TE wants to know who's leaking stories to ESPN

WWE superstar's girlfriend fired over Nazi Instagram posts

Madison Bumgarner has once again put Giants on his back

Following Arrieta’s no-hitter, Cubs hit the road in pajamas

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Four most surprising roster cuts from NFL teams

Raiders cut Trent Richardson

Caroline Wozniacki smoking cover of ‘Rhapsody’

Everett Golson named FSU's starting QB

Urban Meyer won't announce QB before season

Teammates relieved RG3 was benched?

Five NFL teams that should trade for Robert Griffin III

10 takeaways from Week 3 of the NFL preseason

Cubs' Jake Arrieta no-hits the Dodgers

Chicago Bears release Tim Jennings

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker