New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 7-5

If the Yankees didn't think the Sports Illustrated jinx was real before, they must be believers now.

With cover boys Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera already sidelined by minor ailments, Andy Pettitte became the latest member of the Core Four to be struck by injury, leaving Wednesday's game with stiffness near his left elbow. That leaves Derek Jeter as the only one featured on the magazine's cover without a complaint.

Pettitte was cruising along through the first five...