New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 5-3

BALTIMORE - Johnny Damon is still taking treatment for his left shoulder, which he hurt when he slammed into the wall in Boston last month.

In fact the Yankees' 35-year-old left fielder said he may be taking treatments on the shoulder for the rest of his career - if not for pain of an aging arm then just because of the way he has played in the last two weeks.

Damon continued to spark the Yanks Sunday, hitting his ninth home run of the season to lift them to a 5-3 win ov...

BALTIMORE - Aubrey Huff delivered the first punch, but Joba Chamberlain got the decision. And now there already areĀ  rumblings of a rematch.

Huff not only greeted Chamberlain with a first-inning three-run homer Sunday, he mocked the Yankee pitcher with a pair of Joba-style animated fist pumps - first on the base path and then after crossing home plate.

But unlike last Tuesday night, when Boston's four-run first proved to be more than the Yankees could handle, the Bom...

GETTING LAST LAUGH

When Aubrey Huff hit a three-run homer off Yankees starter Joba Chamberlain in the first inning, he pumped his fist after rounding first base and again after crossing home plate, an apparent taunt to Chamberlain, who has been known to celebrate a strikeout with a violent fist pump. However, the Yankees right-hander got the last laugh on the Orioles, pitching five shutout innings after the rocky first and hanging around long enough to get a win.

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As he ran toward first base and watched his line drive disappear into the right-center-field seats for a three-run homer, Orioles first baseman Aubrey Huff gave an uncharacteristic fist pump and glared in the direction of New York Yankees starter Joba Chamberlain.

When Huff crossed home plate, he did it again, this fist pump more exaggerated than the first. Huff explained later that he was just having some fun with Chamberlain, who hasn't endeared himself to the Orioles...