New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 8-5
NEW YORK -- With each passing start, the memories of Daniel Cabrera's finest outing of his professional career get more distant, and the signs of progress from the pitcher harder to detect.
It was at Yankee Stadium a little less than a year ago that the Orioles' enigmatic starter came within two outs of no-hitting New York, a performance that again tempted Orioles fans to believe Cabrera, 26, was finally ready to morph into a staff ace.
But these days, he appears fur...
NOT GETTING IT DONE
The Orioles needed Daniel Cabrera to continue his dominance over the home team at Yankee Stadium and to get deep into the game to rest an exhausted bullpen. He did neither. Cabrera's record now stands at 9-17, putting him ahead of Chicago's Jose Contreras for the most losses in the American League and tying St. Louis' Kip Wells for the major league lead. Only four Orioles pitchers have ever lost more games in a season.
NOT GETTING IT DONE, PART 2