Orioles Take Game 1 of Double Header Against Yankees

It was a bright sunny Monday Afternoon for Game 1 of a doubleheader between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles. Danny Valencia hit the game-winning three-run homer off of C.C. Sabathia in the sixth-inning in a 5-4 Baltimore Orioles win over the New York Yankees. The Orioles have snapped their six-game skid.

Giancarlo Stanton hit a solo homerun off of Jimmy Yacabonis in the second-inning for the New York Yankees. Aaron Judge and Didi Gregorius each had an RBI single in the third-inning for the Yankees.

Mark Trumbo hit a two-run homer in the fourth-inning for the Baltimore Orioles off of C.C. Sabathia.

Neil Walker had an RBI single for New York in the top of the sixth-inning. The Yankees had a chance to tie the game in the ninth-inning, but they failed to convert.

Mike Wright Jr. (2-0) was the winning pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. He pitched two innings and gave up two hits and one run. Wright Jr. also struck out four batters.

C.C. Sabathia (6-4) was the losing pitcher for the New York Yankees. He pitched five innings and gave up seven hits and five runs. Sabathia walked three batters and struck out four batters.

Zach Britton picked up his second save of the season for Baltimore. He pitched one inning and gave up a hit and struck out one batter.

The second game of the double header is currently being played and after that game, two more games will be played in this series.


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