Tonight the New York Yankees started a 3 game set with the Baltimore Orioles at Orioles Park at Camden Yards. They did this under the veil of the coronavirus that is affecting the team. All the players in the game were wearing camouflage caps in celebration of veterans weekend at Camden Yards.
LeMahieu led off by grounding out. Luke Voit ground out. Aaron Judge hit a homer to left field. Gary Sanchez popped out to second to end the half. Cedric Mullins at the bottom singled to left field. Mullins was caught stealing by Higashioka. Austin Hays homered to tie up the game. Trey Mancini ground out to second. Freddie Galvis ground softly to second to end the inning tied. New York Yankees 1, Orioles 1.
Clint Frazier led off the second by striking out. Brett Gardner popped out to Galvis. Miguel Andujar flew out to right as Kremer put down the Yankees in order. At the bottom, Ryan Mountcastle was called out on strikes. DJ Stewart walked. Maikel Franco flew out to Frazier in left. Pedro Severino flew out to Judge in right field to end the inning. Tie score at 1.
Kyle Higashioka started the third by flying out. Tyler Wade ground out to the first base. LeMahieu singled down the right-field line. Luke Voit, hitless since returning, chased a pitch out of the zone to end the half. Valaika led off the bottom by striking out. Mullins struck out, and Hays ground out to first. Tie score at 1.
Aaron Judge led off the fourth by hitting his second home run in as many at-bat appearances. Gary Sanchez ground out. Frazier singled to left field. Brett Gardner singled, but Frazier misjudged if the ball would be caught, returned to first, and was out. Andujar ground to short for the final out of the half. Mancini led off the bottom by flew out. Galvis struck out. Mountcastle struck out for eight in a row for Kluber. Tie score at 1.
Kyle Higashioka led off the fifth inning, and he struck out. Tyler Wade had a failed bunt to the infield for out number two. LeMahieu singled up the middle. Luke Voit flew out to the left-center for the final out. At the bottom, Stewart doubled on a bobbled ball by Wade. Franco ground out with Steward moving to third. Severino doubled in Stewart for the second tie of the game. Valaika singled up the middle scoring Severino for the Orioles lead. Mullins flew out to Gardner in center. Valaika stole second. Hays walked. Mancini flew out, but Valaika scored, and Hays was called out at the plate. Baltimore 4 Yankees 2.
Aaron Judge led off the sixth inning by walking. Gary Sanchez ground out into a double play, and Clint Frazier struck out to end the half. Galvis at the bottom flew out to Gardner. Mountcastle struck out. Stewart singled up the right middle. Franco ground out to Wade to end the inning. Baltimore 4 Yankees 2.
At the seven-inning, Brett Gardner led off against Sulser, and he stuck out. Manuel Andujar singled up the middle. Higashioka walked. Gio Urshela, in for Wade, had a pinch-hit home run to center field for the Yankees 5-4 lead. LeMahieu flew out to Mullins in center. Luke Voit struck out, but the New York Yankees picked up 3 runs. At the bottom, Severino faced Chad Green, and he flew out to Aaron Judge. Valaika popped out to LeMahieu. Mullins singled. A wild pitch allowed Mullins to go to second. Hays flew out to end the inning. Yankees 5 O’s 4.
Aaron Judge led off the top of the eighth inning by flying out to the warning track in center. Gary Sanchez went down on strikes swinging. Clint Frazier flew out to left. Mancini at the bottom struck out against Wandy Peralta. Galvis ground out to Urshela. Mountcastle ground out to Urshela, and Peralta has a 1-2-3 eighth. New York Yankees 5 O’s 4.
Brett Gardner led off the top of the ninth by striking out swinging. Andujar went down on strikes. Higashioka had a broken-bat ground out to end the half. With last licks for the O’s, Stewart led off the bottom of the ninth inning and singled to right. McKenna pinch ran for Stewart. Jonathan Loaisiga replaced Peralta facing Franco, who hit into a double play. Valaika flew out to end the game.
The final score was the New York Yankees 5 and the Baltimore Orioles 4. The winning pitcher was Corey Kluber, the loser was Travis Latkins and the save went to Jonathan Loaisiga.