Yankees captain Derek Jeter had to be removed from Wednesday night¿s game in the late innings because of a painful bone bruise on the top of his left foot, so he¿ll probably be a game day decision for Game 4.
Maier was thrust into the national spotlight 16 years ago Tuesday when, as a 12-year-old fan at Yankee Stadium, he leaned over the right-field wall in an attempt to catch a fly ball and re-directed it into the stands for an eighth inning home run by Derek Jeter. That tied Game 1 of the American League Championship Series; the Yankees eventually went on to win in 11 innings and capture the series in five games, igniting their late 1990s dynasty.
These surprising Baltimore Orioles have shown resilience all season. And they did it again Monday, rebounding from a ninth inning implosion the night before to slip past the New York Yankees, 3-2, to even up the American League Division Series at 1-1.
Asked if his team was happy with a split in Baltimore, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter said: "You don't come here saying you want to split. You come here wanting to win every game, and we didn't win today."
Orioles manager was interviewed from the dugout during the TBS broadcast and shared his thoughts on J.J. Hardy being deked by Alex Rodriguez at third base in the third inning of Game 2 on Monday night.
The Maryland State Police have taken steps to remind officers of proper behavior when providing security at Camden Yards after a report said two troopers asked New York Yankees players for autographs during Sunday night's American League Division Series opener.
Russell Martin's solo homer off Baltimore Orioles closer Jim Johnson in the ninth inning kickstarted a five-run rally for the New York Yankees, who took Game 1 of the American League Division Series, 7-2. Game 2 is tonight at Camden Yards.
After 15 years of waiting for a playoff baseball at Camden Yards, Orioles fans had to endure an extra 2 1/2 hours as chilly rain pushed back the start of Sunday's division series opener against the hated New York Yankees.
To fill out the ALDS roster, the Orioles added Jason Hammel, Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez and Chris Tillman while removing infielder Omar Quintanilla and a trio of pitchers who were key for the club at different points this season: Steve Johnson, Jake Arrieta and Zach Britton.
The New York Yankees have almost always been the measuring stick for the Baltimore Orioles. And pardon O's fans if they've always felt the game was a little bit rigged, whether by baseball economics or by the dark magic of an adolescent fan.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi had to be talking to himself on Friday night after an apparent double down the left field line by Eduardo Nunez in the fifth inning caromed off the knee of third base umpire Jerry Meals and bounded right to shortstop Ben Zobrist, limiting Nunez to one base.
For years, any big-picture assessment of the Baltimore Orioles has included a reminder of its growing streak of losing seasons. The number was 14 going into this year, a run of futility stretching all the way back to 1997. It won't hit 15.
Second baseman Roberts Andino corraled the ball and tossed to J.J. Hardy at second for the first out. Hardy threw to first, where first-base umpire Jerry Meals called Teixeira, who slid head-first into the base, out to end the game.
Following Pedro Strop's forgettable eighth-inning performance in the Orioles' 10-6 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night, he immediately retreated to the clubhouse film room to review his performance.
Despite yesterday's 4-3 loss to the Yankees, the Orioles can still earn a series win here at Yankees Stadium, which would mark the first time the Orioles have won all three series in the Bronx in a season since 1976.
First, the Orioles took the out ¿ and the air ¿ out of Yankees Stadium, jumping on the hosts to take a quick three-run lead Saturday afternoon. But knowing the way the Yankees play here in the Bronx, no lead is safe.
The Orioles spent the first half of the season committing fielding errors at an astronomical pace, but as they close in on the Yankees in the AL East race, their improved defense is one factor that's allowed them to compete.
Derek Jeter's leadoff homer run against the Chicago White Sox's Francisco Liriano was the Yankee shortstop's 3,256th career hit, moving him past Eddie Murray for sole possession of 11th place on the all-time list.