Baltimore Orioles defeat New York Yankees, 4-2

The early game The New York Yankees were 0-for-4 at the plate last night in the first game and still won.

It helps when you're spotted an 8-6 lead. The Orioles scored once in the ninth against Mariano Rivera on Corey Patterson's double and Ramon Hernandez's pinch-hit single. Brian Roberts singled with two outs after barely missing a walk-off home run, but Brandon Fahey bounced into a force. John Parrish took the loss, one month after the game began.

Hot Hernandez


At the end of a long night of baseball, the Orioles took to the field en masse to celebrate one of their most satisfying victories of the season. It hardly mattered that the New York Yankees made the same trip a few hours earlier.

The Orioles felt plenty good enough with a split of last night's festivities, which ended when reliever Chad Bradford closed out a 4-2 victory over the Yankees in front of an announced 47,952, the second largest crowd at Camden Yards this seas...