New York Tops Baltimore 8-5 - Recap
New York got 1 inning of work from David Phelps en route to an 8-5 victory over Baltimore on Monday at Camden Yards.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -112 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
New York got 5 1/3 innings from Ivan Nova, who gave up 5 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. David Phelps earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Mark Teixeira in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Jason Hammel worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Xavier Avery in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 11 hits, while Baltimore only had 10.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.