New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 7-4

When Nick Swisher saw Joba Chamberlain get drilled by a line drive in the first inning Thursday night, he thought the Yankees' luck had finally run out.

"I was thinking, 'Wow, that's not a good sign; this could be a long night,'" Swisher said. "The next thing you know, it's four-nothing."

That's the way things have been going for the Yankees, who put Chamberlain's injury out of their heads long enough to trounce the Orioles, 7-4, at the Stadium and extend their winni...

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

The much-anticipated rematch between Yankees starter Joba Chamberlain and Orioles first baseman Aubrey Huff lasted all of two pitches. Huff, who playfully taunted Chamberlain earlier this month with twin fist bumps after hitting a home run off him, hit a two-out single against the Yankees right-hander in the first inning. After the at-bat, Chamberlain was taken out of the game with a right-leg injury, suffered when he was drilled by Adam Jones' li...

NEW YORK - -Before his major league debut last week, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold talked with teammate Lou Montanez about the possibility of hitting a home run in his first major league at-bat, a feat Montanez accomplished last season against the Los Angeles Angels.

Reimold was unable to do that, but his first major league homer proved significant nonetheless. When Reimold sent Mariano Rivera's cut fastball over the center field wall and off the netting that protect...