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Jim Johnson's error and wild pitch in the 9th inning help Yankees beat Orioles, 6-5

Jim Johnson's error and wild pitch in the 9th inning help Yankees beat Orioles, 6-5

The Orioles headed into this week's four-game series at home against the New York Yankees knowing they had a chance to bury one of their closest rivals in the American League wild-card race. They left Camden Yards for Toronto early this morning clinging to the faint belief that they are still in this race, though they are being passed by other teams as the season's end quickly approaches. After dropping three of four to the Yankees — including Thursday's gut-punching 6-5 loss before an announced 24,659 — the Orioles find themselves in a tie for fifth in the wild-card race with Kansas City, 2 ½ games behind the Tampa Bay Rays for the critical second Wild...

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