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Yankees win series, 10-3

Date: April 30

Site: Baltimore

Score: Yankees 13, Orioles 10

Recap: The Yankees rallied from a 9-4 deficit after two innings in the longest nine-inning game in major-league history (4 hours, 21 minutes). Tino Martinez's three-run home run with two outs in the seventh broke a 9-9 tie.

New York 220 050 310 -- 13 17 3

Orioles .360 000 100 -- 10 11 1

Pettitte, Kamieniecki (2), Nelson (6), Rivera (7), Wetteland (9) and Girardi; Rhodes, J. Myers (5), Orosco (5), Shepherd (6), McDowell (8) and Hoiles, Zaun. WP: Nelson (1-0).) LP: Shepherd (0-1). SV: Wetteland (5). 2B: NY -- G. Williams 2 (4); O -- C. Ripken (10). 3B: O -- Anderson (1). HR: NY -- Leyritz (3), O'Neill (3), T. Martinez (3); O -- Hoiles (6).

Date: May 1

Site: Baltimore

Score: Yankees 11, Orioles 6, 15 inn.

Recap: Another long game (5: 34) and another game-winning homer for Martinez. This time, it was a grand slam off Jimmy Myers in the 15th that broke a 6-6 tie. The Orioles had rallied to tie the game at 6 in the ninth on Roberto Alomar's sacrifice fly.

New York 030 111 000 000 005 -- 11 20 4

Orioles .100 022 001 000 000 -- 6 13 4

Rogers, Wickman (6), Howe (7), Nelson (8), Wetteland (9), Mecir (10), Pettitte (13) and Girardi; Wells, McDowell (8), Orosco (8), R. Myers (11), Mercker (13), J. Myers (15) and Hoiles, Zaun. WP: Pettitte (4-1). LP: Mercker (2-2). 2B: NY -- B. Williams 2 (5), Alomar (10). HR: NY -- Martinez (4), B. Williams (5), G. Williams (3); O -- Anderson (12), Zaun (1).

Date: June 27

Site: New York

Score: Yankees 3, Orioles 2

Recap: Despite pitching a complete game and allowing just two earned runs, Scott Erickson took the loss.

Orioles .000 100 010 -- 2 7 1

New York 110 001 00x -- 3 8 1

Erickson and Hoiles; Rogers, Nelson (8), Wetteland (9) and Girardi. WP: Rogers (6-3). LP: Erickson (4-6). SV: Wetteland (24). 2B: NY -- Aldrete (3). 3B: NY -- B. Williams (2).

Date: June 28

Site: New York

Score: Orioles 7, Yankees 4

Recap: Rafael Palmeiro hit a pair of two-run homers, including one off Mariano Rivera that capped the deciding three-run ninth. Cal Ripken had preceded Palmeiro with a tie-breaking single.

Orioles .001 030 003 -- 7 14 2

New York 002 110 000 -- 4 10 0

Krivda, Mills (5), Rhodes (5), R. Myers (9) and Zaun; Gooden, Rivera (7), Wickman (9) and Girardi. WP: Rhodes (9-0). LP: Rivera (3-1). SV: R. Myers (15). 2B: O -- Alomar (21), C. Ripken (17), Devereaux (6); NY -- Boggs (11), Girardi (12), Jeter (10). HR: O -- Palmeiro 2 (20).

Date: June 29

Site: New York

Score: Yankees 4, Orioles 3

Recap: Andy Pettitte pitched seven scoreless innings to earn the victory. Bobby Bonilla hit a three-run homer with one out in the ninth off John Wetteland, but the Yankees closer got the last two outs.

Orioles .000 000 003 -- 3 6 0

New York 000 310 00x -- 4 9 0

Mussina, Haynes (7) and Hoiles; Pettitte, Nelson (8), Polley (9), Wetteland (9) and Leyritz, Girardi. WP: Pettitte (12-4). LP: Mussina (10-5). SV: Wetteland (25). 2B: NY -- Boggs (12), B. Williams (13), Martinez (6), G. Williams (14). HR: -- O -- Bonilla (8).

Date: June 30

Site: New York

Score: Orioles 9, Yankees 1

Recap: David Wells pitched a four-hitter to give the Orioles a series split. The O's opened a 6-0 lead with a five-run third that included Mike Devereaux's steal of home.

Orioles .105 003 000 -- 9 11 0

New York 000 000 100 -- 1 4 0

Wells and Hoiles; Mendoza, Hutton (5), Wickman (6), Nelson (9) and Girardi, Posada. WP: Wells (5-7). LP: Mendoza (3-4). 2B: O -- Palmeiro (18). HR: O -- Alomar (11), Anderson (27); NY -- B. Williams (15).

Date: July 11

Site: Baltimore

Score: Yankees 4, Orioles 2

Recap: Derek Jeter's two-run homer in the eighth off Mike Mussina on an 0-2 count with one out broke a 2-2 tie.

New York 020 000 020 -- 4 7 1

Orioles .020 000 000 -- 2 6 1

Key, Rivera (8), Wetteland (9) and Girardi; Mussina, Orosco (8), McDowell (9) and Hoiles. WP: Key (6-6). LP: Mussina (11-6). SV: Wetteland (30). 2B: NY -- O'Neill (21), Duncan (14). HR: NY -- Martinez (15), Jeter (5).

Date: July 13

Site: Baltimore

Score: Yankees 3, Orioles 2

Recap: Wells took a 2-1 lead into the ninth but took the loss. Mariano Duncan's double was the game-winner.

New York 000 000 102 -- 3 6 1

Orioles .000 020 000 -- 2 10 1

Rogers, Wickman (7), Nelson (8), Wetteland (9) and Leyritz, Girardi; Wells, Rhodes (9) and Hoiles. WP: Nelson (4-2). LP: Wells (5-9). SV: Wetteland (31). 2B: NY -- Jeter (11), Duncan (15). 3B:

NY -- G. Williams (3). HR: O -- Anderson (31).

Date: July 13

Site: Baltimore

Score: Yankees 7, Orioles 5

Recap: Darryl Strawberry's two-run homer -- his second two-run shot of the game -- in the fifth broke a 5-5 tie and gave the Yankees a doubleheader sweep.

New York 202 120 000 -- 7 10 1

Orioles .004 100 000 -- 5 9 1

Gooden, Wickman (6), Rivera (7), Wetteland (9) and Girardi; Coppinger, Rhodes (5), Mercker (6), Mills (7), Orosco (8) and Zaun. WP: Gooden (9-4). LP: Rhodes (9-1). SV: Wetteland (32). 2B: NY -- Boggs (14), Jeter (12); O -- Anderson (22), Bonilla (13). HR: NY -- Strawberry 2 (2); O -- C. Ripken (18).

Date: July 14

Site: Baltimore

Score: Yankees 4, Orioles 1

Recap: The Yankees completed a four-game sweep and extended their lead over the Orioles in the AL East to 10 games. Wetteland earned his fourth save of the series.

New York 010 010 002 -- 4 6 0

Orioles .000 100 000 -- 1 8 2

Pettitte, Wickman (8), Wetteland (9) and Girardi; Erickson, Orosco (9), Mills (9) and Hoiles, Zaun. WP: Pettitte (14-4). LP: Erickson (5-7). SV: Wetteland (33). 2B: NY -- Strawberry (1); O -- C. Ripken (18).

Date: Sept. 18

Site: New York

Score: Yankees 3, Orioles 2, 10 inn.

Recap: Ruben Rivera hit a game-winning single with two outs in the 10th off Alan Mills. Behind a strong seven innings from Erickson, the Orioles had taken a 2-1 lead into the ninth, but Randy Myers walked Paul O'Neill and Cecil Fielder to lead off the inning. After Myers retired Martinez, Mills gave up a game-tying RBI single to Bernie Williams.

Orioles .100 000 100 0 -- 2 5 0

New York 000 010 001 1 -- 3 10 0

Erickson, Orosco (8), R. Myers (9), Mills (9) and Parent; Pettitte, Rivera (9) and Leyritz, Girardi. WP: Rivera (7-2). LP: Mills (3-2). 2B: O -- Anderson (34), C. Ripken (35); NY -- Duncan (33).

Date: Sept. 19

Site: New York

Score: Yankees 9, Orioles 3

Recap: Mussina gave up three runs, three hits and five walks in just two innings.

Orioles .000 000 030 -- 3 6 0

New York 030 104 01x -- 9 14 0

Mussina, Corbin (3), Milchin (6), Mathews (6), Rodriguez (7), Benitez (8) and Hoiles; Rogers, Boehringer (6), Nelson (8) and Leyritz. WP: Rogers (11-8). LP: Mussina (19-11). 2B: O -- Alomar (40), Zeile (6), Incaviglia (2); NY -- Boggs 2 (28), Duncan (34). HR: O -- Palmeiro (37), C. Ripken (24): NY -- Raines (6).

Date: Sept. 19

Site: New York

Score: Orioles 10, Yankees 9

Recap: In the second game of a doubleheader, the Orioles rallied from a 6-1 deficit after four innings.

Orioles .001 023 130 -- 10 14 0

New York 202 200 102 -- 9 11 1

Wells, Mathews (4), Mills (8), R. Myers (9) and Parent, Hoiles; Cone, Lloyd (6), Weathers (6), Polley (7), Nelson (7), Rivera (8), Pavlas (8) and Girardi. WP: Mathews (2-1). LP: Rivera (7-3). SV: R. Myers (30). 2B: O -- Alomar (41), Zeile (7), C. Ripken (36), Murray (19); NY -- Sojo (10). HR: NY -- B. Williams 2 (28), Fielder 2 (37).

Pub Date: 10/09/96

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