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Orioles eliminate Yankees from contention

(Wednesday, September 24)

Final Score: Baltimore 9, New York 5

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Nick Markakis and Ryan Flaherty each knocked in two runs during a six-run fourth inning, sending the Baltimore Orioles to a 9-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday.

Adam Jones and David Lough ended with two RBI apiece for the Orioles, who pounded out 15 hits. Nelson Cruz went 4-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored.

Baltimore starter Bud Norris (15-8) allowed three runs on five hits while striking out nine over six innings. The right-hander won his fourth straight decision and improved to 4-0 lifetime against the Yankees.

Mark Teixeira, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew homered for the Yankees, who were officially eliminated from playoff contention. Shane Greene (5-4) gave up six runs on seven hits with three walks over 3 2/3 innings.

Derek Jeter went 0-for-4 in the third game of the four-game series. There is a decent chance of rain for Thursday night when Jeter is scheduled to play at Yankee Stadium for the final time.

AL Boxscore Baltimore vs. NY Yankees

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore « 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 9 15 0
NY Yankees 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 9 0
Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap |Box
W:B.Norris(15-8) L:S.Greene(5-4) S:D.O`Day (4)
HR: BAL- None NYY- M.Teixeira (22), S.Drew (7), C.Headley (6)

Baltimore AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR W K AVG
Nick Markakis RF 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 .275
David Lough LF 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 .241
Adam Jones CF 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .282
Nelson Cruz DH 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275
Steve Clevenger 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235
  Steve Pearce 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296
Jimmy Paredes 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .310
  Jonathan Schoop 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208
Kelly Johnson 2B-3B 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .221
Ryan Flaherty SS 5 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 .222
Caleb Joseph C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .212
Totals 39 9 15 9 1 1 0 4 7
NY Yankees AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR W K AVG
Brett Gardner CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .255
Derek Jeter DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
Chase Headley 3B 4 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .263
Mark Teixeira 1B 4 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 2 .219
Francisco Cervelli C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .285
Stephen Drew 2B 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .165
  Jose Pirela PH-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375
Chris Young LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .246
Antoan Richardson RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .364
  Brian McCann PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
  Eury Perez RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ichiro Suzuki PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Brendan Ryan SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .176
Totals 35 5 9 5 2 0 3 2 10

LOB_Baltimore 9, NY Yankees 5. 2B_R.Flaherty, M.Teixeira, C.Young. 3B_D.Lough. HR_S.Drew (7) off B.Norris, C.Headley (6) off B.Norris, M.Teixeira (22) off B.Brach. SF_D.Lough. S_C.Joseph. GIDP_S.Clevenger. DP_Baltimore 1 (J.Paredes and K.Johnson); NY Yankees 1 (M.Teixeira).

Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR PC-ST ERA
Bud Norris (W 15-8) 6.0 5 3 3 1 9 2 95-64 3.65
Tommy Hunter (H 11) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7-4 2.98
Brian Matusz (H 14) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18-14 3.53
Brad Brach 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 1 12-6 3.23
T.J. McFarland 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3-3 2.83
Darren O`Day (S 4) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 20-14 1.73
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR PC-ST ERA
Shane Greene (L 5-4) 3.2 7 6 6 3 5 0 73-49 3.78
David Huff 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 29-19 1.85
Chase Whitley 1.1 3 2 2 0 0 0 21-14 5.38
David Phelps 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 17-9 4.42
Preston Claiborne 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 11-8 3.05

C.Whitley pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. T.McFarland pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB_off D.Phelps (N.Markakis).
T_3:32. A_46056.
Umpires_Home,Jeff Kellogg; First, Adam Hamari; Second, Brian O’Nora; Third, D.J. Reyburn.

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