New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 2-1

NOT HIS FAULT Before leaving the park after Tuesday night's 12-0 loss, Orioles manager Dave Trembley sought out Brian Burres and told him that he would pitch well the next night.

Burres proved his manager prophetic, going 7 1/3 innings and allowing only two runs on five hits and three walks. He also struck out seven. It was a strong follow-up to his seven shutout innings against the Toronto Blue Jays in his previous outing. Burres gave up his only runs on a bases-empty ...

NEW YORK -- The 53,857 announced fans at Yankee Stadium last night let out a collective roar, but it wasn't in reaction to Mariano Rivera's game-ending strikeout, though that would come minutes later.

When the scoreboard flashed the final score of the Toronto Blue Jays' latest victory over the Boston Red Sox, pulling the New York Yankees closer to first place in the American League East, the fans cheered louder than they had all night. Their undivided attention now coul...