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Adam Warren gives up walk-off double as Orioles rally past Yankees, 2-1

The Orioles mob Jimmy Paredes (38) after he drives home two runs in the 11th to beat the Yankees.Patrick Semansky/AP The Orioles mob Jimmy Paredes (38) after he drives home two runs in the 11th to beat the Yankees.



BALTIMORE – Chris Young can’t do it all by himself.


The outfielder belted a go-ahead home run in the 11th inning, then watched Adam Warren cough it up in the bottom of the frame as the Orioles rallied for a 2-1 win over the Yankees in the first game of the day-night doubleheader.


Pinch-hitter Jimmy Paredes lined a two-run double off Warren with the bases loaded and two out, turning what would have been a huge win into a crushing loss for the Bombers.


Pitching with a one-run lead, Warren put himself in a bad spot in the 11th with a leadoff walk of Nelson Cruz. A sacrifice bunt moved pinch-runner David Lough to second, then Warren hit J.J. Hardy with a pitch.


Warren struck out Kelly Johnson, but he couldn’t close it out, walkng pinch-hitter Steve Clevenger. Paredes stepped up to pinch-hit for Jonathan Schoop, lining the first pitch to right field for the game-winner.


Young has homered in three straight games, going 7-for-13 with three home runs, three doubles and six RBI. He had eight homers and 28 RBI in 88 games with the Mets this season.


Brandon McCarthy and Kevin Gausman exchanged zeros for seven innings, leaving the game scoreless into the eighth.


The Yankees mounted a pair of rallies in the fifth and sixth, but Gausman escaped both jams with his shutout intact.


John Ryan Murphy singled with one out in the fifth, then Antoan Richardson followed with a two-out infield hit, moving Murphy to second. Jacoby Ellsbury scorched a ball to right field, but it went directly to Nick Markakis for the third out.


Martin Prado opened the sixth with a single, moving to third on Chris Young’s two-out double. Gausman walked Stephen Drew to load the bases, but Murphy was unable to get a run in, hitting a deep fly to left field that Nelson Cruz caught in foul territory to strand all three runners.


McCarthy had no such jams to deal with through the first seven innings, limiting the Orioles to three harmless singles. Baltimore didn’t advance a runner past first base during that stretch as McCarthy was in complete control.


The game remained scoreless into the eighth as Andrew Miller took over for Gausman, striking out the side.


McCarthy came back out to the mound and gave up a leadoff double by former Yankee Kelly Johnson, giving the Orioles their first runner in scoring position.


Joe Girardi went to his bullpen, bringing in Betances. Nick Hundley bunted Johnson to third base, but Mark Teixeira tried to get the runner at third, failing to get an out.


Betances struck out Jonathan Schoop for the first out, then with runners at the corners and the infield in, Markakis hit a grounder to Drew at second base. Johnson held up at third, but he was far enough from the bag for Drew to fire to Prado, who tagged Johnson for the second out, erasing the lead runner.


Betances loaded the bases by walking Alejandro De Aza, but he came back and fanned Adam Jones to escape the jam.





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