New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 12-7

BALTIMORE - Mark Teixeira spent Monday's off-day at his parents' home in a suburb of Baltimore.

Perhaps he found some inspiration by looking at his old baseball card collection.

Whatever motivated him, the results were a stark contrast to his brutal weekend in Toronto, as Teixeira helped lead the Yankees to a 12-7 win over the lowly Orioles.

Teixeira, who hails from nearby Severna Park, Md., went 3-for-4 with two walks, collecting a pair of early singles before putti...