A Vicious Cycle

Yankees 9, Orioles 6 : A Vicious Cycle – Jonathan Villar becomes only the 5th Oriole in history to hit for the cycle but the Orioles still lose to the Yankees @ home in the series opener as New York homers 5 times @ Camden Yards. Austin Romine hits a solo shot (#5) off of O’s starter Gabriel Ynoa in the 1st & Breyvic Valera triples home 2 more in the 3rd & then scores on D.J. LeMaheiu’s fielders choice in the 5th. Brett Gardner (#16) & Mike Tauchman (#8) both homer off of reliever Brandon Kline in the 6th but Jace Peterson hits a 2-run shot (#1), Chris Davis adds a sacfly & Villar drills a 3-run shot (#15) off of reliever Tommy Kahnle to tie the game in a 5-run Orioles 6th. Mike Ford homers (#2) in the 8th & Tauchman adds his 2nd of the night (#9) off of reliever Paul Fry to put the Yankees ahead for good. Baltimore has now lost 13 in a row against New York @ home. Game 2 is tonight.
Bal (38-74) NYY (73-39)
WP : Ottavino (5-3)
LP : Fry (1-4)
S : Chapman (30).
GO O’S!!