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    All Tied Up 10/10 Orioles Send Gonzalez for the Task Orioles lose 3-2 in 12

    Written by Michael Williams





    Nate McLouth - LF
    J.J. Hardy - SS
    Chris Davis - RF
    Adam Jones - CF
    Matt Wieters - C
    Jim Thome - DH
    Mark Reynolds - 1B
    Ryan Flaherty - 2B
    Manny Machado - 3B

    Miguel Gonzalez - RHP (9-4, 3.25 ERA)

    Derek Jeter - SS
    Ichiro Suzuki - LF
    Alex Rodriguez - DH
    Robinson Cano - 2B
    Nick Swisher - RF
    Mark Teixeira - 1B
    Curtis Granderson - CF
    Russell Martin - C
    Eric Chavez - 3B

    Hiroki Kuroda - RHP (16-11, 3.32 ERA)


    Gonzalez pitched very well.

    Flaherty hit a solo home run. So did Manny.

    Adam Jones played a Jeter pop up into a run scoring two out triple.

    Orioles 2 Yankees 1

    Miguel Gonzales, superb. Excellent movement on FB and a tricky change. Challenging hitters over and over. For Seven innings.

    Darren O'Day pitched a perfect eighth and Girardi used his bullpen to set down the Orioles in the ninth.

    Jim Johnson in for the bottom of the ninth. Can he do it again? Ichiro, Arod and Cano.

    Ichiro flies out. Ibanez pinch hits for Arod. He homered.

    Orioles 2 Yankees 2

    On to extra innings in the Bronx.

    David Robertson pitching.

    Andino singled and Manny bunted him to second. McLouth lined into a double play.

    Johnson pitched a fine tenth.

    Hardy struck out.  So did Chavez. Jones flies out to right. 

    Brian Matusz 1,2,3 in the botton of the eleventh.

    Orioles 2 Yankees 2

    Matt Wieters faces David Robertson to lead off the twelfth. He grounds out. Thome up. He grounds out. Mark Reynolds pops out. but they dropped it. In fair territory. Andino grounds out.

    Ibanez hit a walk off.

    Orioles lose 3-2 in twelve.

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