New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 7-6

Guthrie knocked around The Orioles' feel-good story of the season has suddenly derailed.

Rookie Jeremy Guthrie had his third straight subpar start last night, making it through just 4 2/3 innings, allowing six earned runs on nine hits, including two home runs, and two walks. It was his third shortest start of the season. In his past three starts, the right-hander has totaled just 14 innings, allowing 14 earned runs and 26 hits. His ERA has risen to 3.50.

Fast start

NEW YORK -- Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts picked up the ball right off Derek Jeter's bat. It was coming right toward him, and he figured he'd have plenty of time to field it and then throw home to get the lead runner at the plate.

But as Roberts rushed forward, the ball deflected off the end of pitcher Chad Bradford's outstretched glove. By the time Roberts fielded it, Melky Cabrera was sprinting across home plate and the type of celebration that the Orioles had ...