BALTIMORE – Squashed and battered describes the wounded Yankees exactly, but they were not beaten for one day.
Dropped into an early ditch by James Paxton's starter, the Yankees rode in power from Gleyber Torres, Gary Sanchez and Luke to a 8: 4 win over the Orioles on Thursday in front of 44,182 spectators at Camden Yards.
Torres, who went 4-for-4, beat a solo homer in the third and a triple run In the sixth minute, it slammed as the Yankees erased a four-run deficit. Sanchez also finished in sixth place and Voit converted a 5-4 lead into an 8-4 lead. Voit had a hit in his previous 18 bats.
At his second Yankee start, Paxton had three runs in the first inning and one in the fifth, but finished the race. He allowed four runs and eight hits in 5 ² / ₃ innings.
Prior to the win, manager Aaron Boone talked about his club, which has eleven players on the injured list and lost two of three games against the sad O's and Tiger at home before getting the Bronx for the first time Leave season.
"They are good and in the right mood. We had a little push on the road on our first home and were obviously hit early with injuries, but that's the season of the big league, "said Boone, whose club stopped a double slide. "We happened to be hit a bit too early. We'll feel better once we've gone through that, and we'll storm out of this.
The Yankees did not storm, and it remains to be seen if they are out of the early season. But they won, which still counts for something, even if teams like the Orioles and Tigers do not have the stomach for it.
Orioles starter Alex Cobb split in the sixth round with two failures, after Sanchez pulled the solo homer into the middle of Yankees within two runs. Mike Wright emerged from the bullpen and gave up the singles to Greg Bird and DJ LeMahieu before he overtook Torres 2-0. Third place landed on the left squares for Torres' second homer of the match and a 5: 4 Yankee lead.
Paxton released the first single. Joey Rickard started in sixth after defeating Chris Davis He was replaced by right-handed Tommy Kahnle to tackle right-handed Jesus Sucre.
Kahnle, who had gone through the first three clubs of his previous appearance but had got out of the mess, went with Sucre in five fields. He fell behind Richie Martin, the No. 9 with 3: 1
Kahnle hurled a clean seventh inning and was followed by Zack Britton eighth. Aroldis Chapman recorded the last three outs of the ninth work in an unsafe situation.
Paxton allowed a single in the second, third and fourth innings, but no run. He was helped when Sanchez threw back the Rio Ruiz, who returned first when the Yankees catcher blocked a pitch in the dirt to finish the third.
The left-hander was not so happy in the fifth, as Renato Nunez's two Dwight Smith Jr. took second place in a 2-1 win for a 1-4 win. Smith pulled a counter-attack double to the left with one and watched as Paxton sniffed Trey Mancini before scoring a goal.
Torres & # 39; double in fifth position put the Yankees in position to go into the O's 3-1 lead, but Cobb could not keep up. t Torres allow to score. Clint Frazier made the first goal with a bottom ball in the middle and Tyler Wade's player on the right advanced Torres to third, but Brett Gardner, who wanted to score in the two previous two bats, jumped in the middle.
After a 3-0 deficit, the Yankees reduced the deficit to two runs in the third race, with Torres' first homer of the season landing in the left field seats.
Paxton's Second Deployment as Yankee Did not Make It Worse when he served a homer, made two walks, gave up one, threw a wild pitch and kicked in the first inning.
Jonathan Villar, a blow from the right, beat 0-1 in the right-hand pole to start his second home run of the O's first home game this season. Mancini left with one man and Nunez stepped left. A walk to Ruiz invited the bases for Rickard, and Paxton leaned in Mancini before he scored a goal with a 3-0 lead by Nunez.
Paxton recovered at Rickard and Davis to end the inning the Lefty had to pitch 32 pitches.