The New York Yankees suffer their first loss of the season when scoring the games first run The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles by the score of 3-2 on Tuesday night. The game took place at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.
Phil Hughes made the start and didn’t pitch bad and the bullpen was good. Vidal Nuno gave up a walk off homerun in the tenth inning. The Yankees offense didn’t do much. Hughes pitched six innings giving up two runs on five hits. He walked two and struck out five. Boone Logan pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and striking out one, Shawn Kelley faced one batter and got him out and David Robertson struck out the side in his one inning of work. Preston Claiborne pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one and Nuno gave up a hit and a run to the only batter that he faced which ended the game.
Brett Gardner had a hit, Vernon Wells had a hit and Travis Hafner had two hits and two RBI. David Adams had a hit, Gardner and Wells each hit a double and the Yankees were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base. Miguel Gonzalez pitched seven innings giving up five hits and two runs with five strikeouts. Tommy Hunter pitched two perfect innings with a strikeout and Jim Johnson picked up his second win of the season pitching a perfect inning. McClouth had two hits and an RBI, Manny Machado had a hit and Nick Markakis had a hit. Chris Davis drew a walk, Chris Dickerson had three hits and two RBI and Navarro had a hit and drew a walk. Dickerson hit two homeruns and McClouth hit a homerun.
The Orioles were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Hafner hit an RBI single in the first inning giving the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the third inning Dickerson hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one. Hafner hit an RBI single in the fourth giving the Yankees a 2-1 lead. Dickerson hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two in the fifth inning.
McClouth hit a walk off homerun in the tenth inning to give the Orioles a 3-2 win. The Yankees ended their three game winning streak and dropped their record to 28-17. The Orioles record improved to 24-21. The two teams will play the rubber game of their three game series on Wednesday night.