New York Yankees defeat Baltimore Orioles, 4-3

BALTIMORE - The Yankees are still showing they can take a punch and keep fighting.

A.J. Burnett wouldn't explain the black eye he pitched with for seven innings Friday night, but it really didn't matter once Alex Rodriguez finally delivered the haymaker in the ninth.

With the Yanks on the brink of losing for the ninth time in 11 games, A-Rod's second homer of the game - a three-run shot with two outs and a 2-2 count - vaulted them to a much-needed 4-3 decision over t...