Baltimore Orioles defeat New York Yankees, 10-9

When Brian Burres and Ian Kennedy opposed each other five days earlier at Yankee Stadium, the result was a tense pitching duel.

Their rematch last night morphed into a glorified round of batting practice.

On a warm night at Camden Yards, balls flew out of the ballpark at a frantic pace, with the Orioles and New York Yankees combining for nine home runs by the end of the fifth inning. The game's resolution, however, would have to wait until much later.

After a rain de...

A recap of the Orioles' 10-9 victory over the Yankees last night:

Dialing long distance

Playing small ball wasn't an option for either team last night, and most definitely in the second inning. They took some serious hacks and rung up big numbers on the scoreboard. The Yankees homered twice, and the Orioles did the same in the bottom half. When's the last time that happened? Jason Giambi launched a 415-foot bomb onto Eutaw Street to break a scoreless tie, and Johnny ...