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O's jump on Sabathia for three in first

Yankees ace CC Sabathia entered tonight with a 13-1 record and a 2.59 ERA in 18 career starts against the Orioles.

He also is undefeated in his last 21 starts at Yankee Stadium, going 16-0 with a 2.05 ERA during that span. Then, there is his bid to become a 20-game winner for the first time in his career.

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However, the Orioles jumped on him for three first-inning runs as the first five hitters to face Sabathia reached base. Brian Roberts singled, Felix Pie walked, Nick Markakis singled and Ty Wigginton drove in their first run with a bases-loaded single.

In his return to the lineup, Adam Jones followed with a two-run single, giving the Orioles a 3-0 lead. Sabathia didn't get his first out until Nolan Reimold flied out on his 20th pitches.

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He threw 26 total pitches in the inning, striking out Craig Tatum and getting Robert Andino to fly out to end the frame.

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