Now they are only 3 ½ back of the Red Sox.
Last night, the Orioles rolled into the always intimidating confines of Yankee Stadium in the
Sadly, last night it did not go so well as the Orioles lost, 8-5. Phil Hughes won, while Cabrera took the loss.
The bad Daniel showed up again, and the Yankees took advantage of him. Alas, there was surely not a repeat of his brilliant, one-hit, performance from last season.
Cabrera only lasted five innings and gave up six runs in the losing effort. The bullpen allowed two more runs after his exit. Doug Mientkiewicz and Bobby Abreu had two RBIs for the Yankees, and Jorge Posada had three hits.
Nick “the Stick” Markakis had three RBI’s and Aubrey Huff & Tike Redman drove in a run each.
The Orioles have lost their 85th game of the year, and they’ll try to win again tonight as well as on Wednesday.
Roch Kubatko has his thoughts on the relief situation and the game last night.
It looks like Daniel Cabrera has dropped his appeal of the suspension handed down by MLB for his incident against the Red Sox.
Spencer Fordin on the Orioles MLB site has a great mailbag, this time questions center on Erik Bedard, Leo Mazzone, trades and Tike Redman.