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Miguel Gonzalez strikes out 10 Yankees in Orioles' 4-3 win

Miguel Gonzalez strikes out 10 Yankees in Orioles' 4-3 win

Through his first three innings Tuesday night, it looked like Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez might be headed for an early exit. He was already on the cusp of throwing 60 pitches against the New York Yankees, and despite not allowing a run, he was getting locked into some deep counts. But then Gonzalez would find his groove, leaning on a split-fingered fastball that baffled a predominantly left-handed hitting New York lineup, and led the Orioles to a 4-3 victory over the Yankees behind a career-high 10 strikeouts. For the second straight night, Orioles manager Buck Showalter had the choice of sticking with his starter for the seventh inning with his pitch count in the...

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