New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 10-4

Four seasons ago, shortstop Miguel Tejada walked into the Orioles clubhouse and confidently proclaimed to the media and his new teammates that this club would soon be a winner.

As he left Camden Yards yesterday evening after a season-ending 10-4 loss to the Yankees and another 90-plus-loss year in the books, Tejada shrugged. With two years left on his contract but speculation afoot that he might be traded in order to add young talent to a thin roster, Tejada could only ...

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It must be true that anyone can manage the New York Yankees. Catcher Jorge Posada did the honors yesterday as part of Joe Torre's season-ending tradition. Posada went to the mound in the seventh to remove reliever Ross Ohlendorf and received a loud ovation from Yankees fans. Reliever Ron Villone served as pitching coach after Mariano Rivera declined the offer. The starting lineup contained mostly regulars, but Posada substituted freely as his lead...