Baltimore Orioles defeat New York Yankees, 3-2
Rather than lining a single through a drawn-in infield with the bases loaded to win last night's game, Orioles catcher Ramon Hernandez tried to convince the plate umpire that a pitch grazed his left shoulder.
He gladly would have decided the outcome without swinging the bat.
Hernandez didn't get his way. And then he did.
Forced back into the batter's box, Hernandez drew reliever Scott Proctor's third walk of the ninth inning, scoring Corey Patterson and giving the Or...
Guthrie Sharp Early
After right-hander Jeremy Guthrie retired the first six batters he faced, two of them on strikeouts, Melky Cabrera looked to break up his rhythm by attempting to bunt for a hit. Catcher Ramon Hernandez pounced on the ball and fired a strike to first base, just in time to beat the sliding Cabrera. Guthrie retired the next hitter before giving up a single to the No. 9 hitter, Miguel Cairo. He struck out Johnny Damon to end the inning and finished the n...