Baltimore Falls 5-4 to New York - Recap
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 12 as Baltimore was handed a 5-4 defeat against New York on Tuesday at Camden Yards.
The Yankees were a -142 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Clayton Rapada earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Derek Jeter in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher W Chen worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from J.J. Hardy in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-6 advantage in hits.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.