David Hernandez gave up five runs, struck out seven and walked six in five innings. (AP)
By Spencer Fordin / MLB.com
The Orioles found themselves embroiled in back-and-forth shootout with the Yankees on Tuesday night, but ran out of firepower after a three-run homer by Luke Scott in the sixth. O's pitchers struggled to keep to the ball in the yard, as the Yankees belted five home runs on the night.
BATTING 2B: Mora (15, Burnett, AJ), Roberts, B (49, Robertson, D). HR: Pie
(8, 1st inning off Burnett, AJ, 0 on, 1 out), Scott (21, 5th inning off Burnett, AJ, 2 on, 0 out). TB:
Scott 4; Izturis, C; Reimold 3; Roberts, B 2; Mora 4; Markakis 3; Pie 4. RBI: Pie (24), Mora 2 (37),
Scott 3 (64). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scott; Pie; Izturis, C 2; Roberts, B; Fiorentino. GIDP:
Scott. Team RISP: 2-for-12. Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING SB: Markakis
(5, 2nd base off Burnett, AJ/Posada).
Sarfate pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. Ray pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.
Hernandez, Da. Pitches-strikes: Burnett, AJ 109-70, Marte 7-3, Robertson, D 21-14, Coke 9-6, Rivera
21-13, Hernandez, Da 107-60, Sarfate 9-4, Castillo, A 11-6, Ray 14-10, Albers, M 38-21, Meredith 14-11. Groundouts-flyouts:
Burnett, AJ 6-5, Marte 0-1, Robertson, D 0-1, Coke 1-0, Rivera 2-0, Hernandez, Da 5-3, Sarfate 0-0, Castillo, A 0-1, Ray 0-0,
Albers, M 4-0, Meredith 1-0. Batters faced: Burnett, AJ 30, Marte 3, Robertson, D 4, Coke 2, Rivera
3, Hernandez, Da 26, Sarfate 2, Castillo, A 2, Ray 6, Albers, M 7, Meredith 5. Inherited runners-scored:
Marte 1-0, Coke 1-0, Castillo, A 2-0, Ray 2-1, Albers, M 1-0. Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Randy Marsh.
2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Marvin Hudson. Weather: 73 degrees, clear. Wind: 5 mph, In from CF. T:
3:41. Att: 25,782. Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards. September 1, 2009 September 1, 2009
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