New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 13-3

CC Sabathia's torrid second half is still going.

The Yankees ace earned his AL-best 17th win Sunday by going seven innings and allowing only three runs in a 13-3 win over the Orioles at the Stadium. The Bombers have won Sabathia's last nine starts and this was the lefthander's eighth quality start in a row.

Sabathia has gone at least 6-2/3 innings in nine straight starts, going 7-0 with a 2.48 ERA. At 17-7 and with a 3.42 ERA for the season, he has established himsel...

Recalling the aftereffects of the scary concussion he suffered in the 2003 playoffs, Johnny Damon admitted last month that he forgot how many outs there were five or six times and "tended to be a little more spacey" the following season.

Damon lost track of the outs in the top of the fourth inning Sunday to cost CC Sabathia an early run before the Yankees erupted late for a 13-3 victory over the Orioles.

"It's one of those embarrassing things that you just hope doesn...

The Yankees' 13-3 romp over the Orioles Sunday should've been enough for everyone in pinstripes to be smiling afterward, but it was clear that hard feelings still seethed inside both Alex Rodriguez and Joe Girardi.

Both men were ejected during wild arguments in the fifth inning, stemming from A-Rod being called out on strikes with the bases loaded to end the fourth. Girardi was so angry he had to be held back by another umpire as he blasted plate umpire Marty Foster, an...

NEW YORK -- The mismatch that people most expected here over the weekend never materialized until the eighth inning Sunday, when the New York Yankees turned a close game with the Orioles into a humbling 13-3 rout.

The Orioles' chances of their first three-game sweep in New York since June 1986 and their first winning road trip of the season evaporated in an unsightly eighth in which the Yankees sent 14 batters to the plate and scored eight times.

"It was two differen...