BALTIMORE – The Yankees' Bottom Feeder Tour rolled on Saturday in Camden Yards for two games against a team that is so bad that MLB should seriously consider putting it to sleep.
With J.A. Happ, homering the last solid outing since his takeover, Miguel Andujar, who is striving to be the AL rookie of the year, and Brett Gardner, Gleyber Torres and Aaron Hicks, rolled the Yankees past the dreadful Orioles, 10-3 , in the first game of a double header, which was witnessed by 32,445. Had the Yankees been able to land Jacob de Grom or Noah Syndergaard of the Mets in a deal at the end of July, they would not have been better, as Happ had been in five starts since he came from the Blue Jays at the close. The Yankees have won all five of Happ's starts and he is 5-0 after allowing two runs and five hits in six innings.
Andujar went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer in the third inning and drove in four runs. He leads AL rookies with 70 RBIs. Gardner went and scored in the four-run third, scoring a two-run homer in the fourth. Torres made a mistake for the third game in a row ̵
Recalled by Triple-A Scranton / Wilkes-Barre, the extra player for a double header, Luis Cessa worked the last three innings for his first
Since August 17, the Yankees have played seven games against the Blue Jays , Marlins and Orioles played 6: 1 in the nightcap, leaving Sonny Gray for the first time since 1 Orioles fired him for seven runs and eight goals in a 7-5 loss at Yankee Stadium.
A choppy second inning, as the Orioles scored two runs, was the only blip on Happ's first five frames in which he gave up five punches, beating Torres's mistake
with two outs and a runner as Fifth brought Happ Adam Jones to give Torres a routine, but he did not clean it and the Orioles had two on and two out for Trey Mancini, who grazed.
Conversely, Baltimore starter Jimmy Yacabonis held 3 1/3 innings and posted six runs and five hits. He went two and met one.
Trailing, 2-1, in the third the Yankees scored four runs, added two more in the fourth and one run in the fifth to open an 8-2 lead for Happ.
Shane Robinson started the third with a single right and Gardner went on four pitches. After Giancarlo Stanton had played to the left, Hicks scored in Robinson and scored the 2: 2 Andujar followed with a three-run homer to 5: 2. It was Andujars 21st Homer of the season.
Robinson opened the fourth with a double left and hit as Gardner headed right for 7-2. Andujar started the fifth with a single in the left center and scored from the third on Luke Voit's single to the left to an 8-2 cushion.
After a one-out walk to Stanton, Hicks & # x; double took the runners to second place and third, Andujar, his grounder, briefly disguised Stanton with the first run of the game.
This lead lasted until the second second, when the Orioles took a walk to Chris Davis, Tim Beckham's doubles within the third baseline and a two-leg single by Renato Nunez to 2-1 against Happ.
John Andreoli's Bloopsingle to the right kept the inning alive, but Austin Wynn flew to the right and Happ sniffed Cedric Mullins.