Baltimore Orioles defeat New York Yankees, 13-4

NEW YORK - Orioles manager Dave Trembley continued his juggling of his struggling starting rotation yesterday, demoting Brian Burres to the bullpen and inserting reliever Dennis Sarfate in his place.

Sarfate, 27, has made 45 appearances this season, all in relief. The right-hander was primarily a starter coming up through the minor leagues until last season, when he made all but one of his 45 appearances for Nashville, the Milwaukee Brewers' Triple-A affiliate, out of t...

NEW YORK - Mike Mussina's reincarnation as a soft-tossing right-hander has produced impressive results. He entered last night with 13 wins, one off the American League lead, and had allowed two earned runs or fewer in 13 of his previous 17 outings.

It seems that everyone is impressed by the transformation - except his former team. The Orioles knocked around Mussina for the second time this season en route to their best offensive game in nearly two years. They pounded ou...

GUTHRIE OUTPITCHES MOOSE

In a matchup of former first-round picks from Stanford, Orioles right-hander Jeremy Guthrie got the better of Mike Mussina, and it wasn't even close. Mussina, the former Orioles ace, allowed a season-high six earned runs on eight hits, including two homers, and a walk over five innings. Guthrie, the Orioles' current ace, surrendered one run on three hits, two walks and two hit batters over 6 1/3 innings. Guthrie retired the first nine Yankees he...