Orioles Error Leads To Yankees Victory
NEW YORK (AP) – Miguel Tejada's two-out, two-run throwing error
allowed Javier Vazquez to win a stellar matchup with Brian Matusz,
and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Tuesday
Tejada, playing his first season at third base, fielded Alex
Rodriguez's sharp grounder off reliever David Hernandez in the
seventh inning, but his throw to first bounced in the dirt and Ty
Wigginton couldn't stretch far enough to scoop it.
Curtis Granderson hit a solo homer in the fifth inning.
Baltimore lost its sixth in a row.
Vazquez (4-5) allowed a solo homer to Corey Patterson in the
sixth, one of four hits he allowed. He struck out seven in seven
Matusz (2-6) gave up six hits and three runs – one earned.