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Orioles blow eight-run lead, lose 14-11 in 10 innings to Yankees

Orioles blow eight-run lead, lose 14-11 in 10 innings to Yankees

The Orioles' bats came alive at Yankee Stadium on Friday night, and thanks to resurgent nights from slumping sluggers Manny Machado and Mark Trumbo, they took a seemingly comfortable seven-run lead into the seventh-inning stretch.

The usually dependable Orioles bullpen couldn’t hold that cushion, leaking in the later innings in a game that quickly went from rout to redux as the Yankees came back for a 14-11 win in 10 innings that was gut-wrenching to say the least.

The Orioles also had a 9-1 lead in the middle of the sixth inning, but as the Yankees started pecking into that lead, it foreshadowed a game that was far from over.

Orioles reliever Brad Brach – who had...

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