Chase Headley

Yankees send Orioles on road with 9-1 spanking

Yankees send Orioles on road with 9-1 spanking

The Orioles were finally graced with a beautiful day for baseball and sent their hottest pitcher to the mound against the rival New York Yankees. But, well, that was about as good as Thursday was going to get.

Right-hander Kevin Gausman, who had pitched 13 2/3 scoreless innings over his previous two starts, gave up five runs in a hurry and the Yankees never looked back in a 9-1 rain-makeup victory before 14,946 at Camden Yards.

Though the Orioles (71-69) had fallen behind by five runs in Tuesday night’s dramatic late-night win, there would be no hint of a comeback this time. Yankees midseason acquisition Sonny...

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