Austin Romine

Orioles' Mike Wright Jr. chased by Yankees in five-run first inning

Orioles' Mike Wright Jr. chased by Yankees in five-run first inning

Mike Wright Jr. has done plenty of surviving over his four seasons trying to solidify himself as a major leaguer.

Sunday's disaster against the New York Yankees might have been enough to finish him off.

Wright retired just two batters as the Yankees batted around in a marathon first inning, forcing manager Buck Showalter to tap into a tired bullpen to hold for an 8-7, come-from-behind win in 12 innings Sunday in the Bronx.

“It was pretty awful,” Wright said, “but the good news is we won.

“I felt like I was throwing some pretty good pitches. They're a good-hitting team. They made some quality contact. I think the one pitch I really, really wish I had back was the...

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