Didi Gregorius

Orioles' rally falls short as Yankees hold on for 10-8 series-opening win in New York

Orioles' rally falls short as Yankees hold on for 10-8 series-opening win in New York

The beginning of the Orioles’ final road trip of the season landed them at the one place they’ve actually played well this season: Yankee Stadium.

But as this Orioles team limps to the finish of the franchise’s worst season, it opened a 10-game stretch Friday against three teams positioned for the postseason.

The New York Yankees still had plenty to play for Friday night — the right to host the American League wild-card game.

And the Orioles offense was game, rallying from an early six-run deficit to come within one run on the heels of three homers. But each time the Orioles broke through with the bats, the pitching staff would give runs back in what ended as a 10-8 loss...

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