This afternoon the New York Yankees met up with the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards in the finale of a 3 games set, with the Yankees looking for the sweep.
DJ LeMahieu led off against Adam Plutko and walked. Luke Voit followed with a single moving DJ to second base. Aaron Judge singled to load the bases with no outs, the first-inning duplicate from last night. Gio Urshela hit into a double play, but DJ scored. Gary Sanchez homered to far left, pushing in two more runs. Clint Frazer followed with back to a back homer of his own. Miguel Andujar hit a long to the center-field warning track for the final out of the inning. New York Yankees 4 Orioles 0.
Cedric Mullins led off the bottom of the first against Jordan Montgomery; he ground out to Wade. Austin Hays ground out to Wade. Trey Mancini walked. Mountcastle doubled driving in Mancini from first. Pedro Severino singled driving in Mountcastle. Maikel Franco singled. Galvis struck out for the final out of the 30-minute inning. The O’s came roaring back with two runs of their own. Yankees 4 O’s 2.
The recent call up to replace Aaron Hicks, Ryan LaMerre ground out to third. Tyler Wade ground out to first. LeMahieu ground out for fast half for Zimmermann. At the bottom, Valaika popped out to Andujar. McKenna struck out. Mullins struck out for the 1-2-3 inning for Montgomery. Yankees 4 O’s 2.
Luke Voit started the third inning by grounding out to left. Judge had a solo 443′ home run to make him #1 for home runs in the 2021 season. Urshela ground out to short. Sanchez popped out to first. At the bottom, Hays doubled down the left-field line. Mancini walked for men on the corners with no outs. Mountcastle had a sac fly to drive in Hays. Severino struck out swinging. Mancini advanced on a wild pitch. Franco doubled driving in Mancini. Galvis singled driving in Franco, and that tied up the game. Valaika flew out to Andujar. Yankees 5 O’s 5.
The fourth inning was led off by Clint Frazier, who struck out swinging. Andujar ground out to right-center. LaMarre struck out. At the bottom of the fourth, with Michael King replacing Montgomery, he faced McKenna, who grounded out to Urshela. Mullins sent one to the right-field wall for a double over Frazier’s head. Hays ground out to left. Mancini doubled on another ball Frazier couldn’t catch and another run batted in. Mountcastle flew out to Frazier. Orioles 6 Yankees 5.
Tyler Wade led off the fifth by striking out swinging. LeMahieu walked. Voit struck out. Judge ground out softly to short. At the bottom, Severino walked to lead off. Franco ground out to LeMahieu. Galvis popped out to Urshela in the infield. Severino advanced to second on a wild pitch. Valaika ground out to end the inning. Orioles 6 Yankees 5.
Gio Urshela led off the sixth inning by grounding out. Gary Sanchez popped out to right-center. Clint Frazier was called out on strikes. McKenna led off the bottom by popping out. Mullins ground out to second. Hays flew out to LaMarre in center. Orioles 6 New York Yankees 5.
The seventh was led off, with Miguel Andujar striking out. Ryan LaMarre ground out to center. Tyler Wade base hit up the left-field line, and that did it for Zimmermann. The new pitcher Tanner Scott faced LeMahieu, who had the final out of the half. At the bottom, Mancini faced Wandy Peralta and flew out to a diving Clint Frazier, who broke his sunglasses in the play. Mountcastle grounded out. Severino walked. Franco got a two-run homer to left. Galvis ground out to end the inning. Orioles 8 Yankees 5.
At the top of the eighth, the Yankees had just six outs to get the lead in the game. The eighth inning was led off by Luke Voit, who singled up the center. Aaron Judge walked. Urshela faced the new O’s pitcher Paul Fry and hit into a double play for two outs in the inning. Gary Sanchez went down looking. At the bottom, Valaika facing Luis Cessa, flew out to Frazier. McKenna lined in front of Andujar for a base hit. Mullins ground into a force out for the second out. Hays walked. Mancini walked. Mountcastle got a two-run single up the center. Severino struck out. Orioles 10 Yankees 5.
With last licks on the line for the Yankees and the bottom of the lineup coming up, they would face the O’s closer, Cesar Valdez. Clint Frazier singled out to left. Miguel Andujar followed with a base hit to left. Brett Gardner pinch-hitting popped out to left field. Mike Ford pinch-hitting struck out. DJ LeMahieu singled driving in Frazier. Luke Voit struck out to end the day for the Yankees as they can’t get the sweep. The Yankees are now 1-7 when trying for sweeps this season.
Final Score Baltimore Orioles 10 and the New York Yankees 6. The winning pitcher was Bruce Zimmermann, and the loser was Michael King.