Found September 08, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
BALTIMORE -- One night after the Orioles used power to subdue the Yankees, it was New York's turn to show off with their bats. The Yankees hit two home runs in a five-run fourth inning, and blasted another in the fifth to chase Orioles lefty Wei-Yin Chen. New York held on for an 8-5 win behind a solid outing from Phil Hughes. The win put the Yankees (78-60) back into sole possession of the American League East division lead, pulling ahead of Baltimore (77-61) by a game as they evened four-game series at one game apiece entering the weekend. "We are playing playoff-caliber-intensity baseball in September," said Alex Rodriguez, who hit one of the Yankees home runs -- the 645th of his career, and the 300th for him as a Yankee. "It's very exciting and a lot of fun. We are worried about one thing, and that's winning games." Chen (12-9) lasted just 4 2/3 innings, allowing seven runs on six hits. The rookie struck out four and walked one on 68 pitche...
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