Offense shows pop as O's drop Yankees

Orioles pound Wright for series win against first-place New York

Orioles 12 Yankees 2

August 18, 2006|By JEFF ZREBIEC | JEFF ZREBIEC,SUN REPORTER

NEW YORK -- In a span of 48 hours, a major role reversal took place. Suddenly, it was the New York Yankees who struggled to throw strikes, get a clutch hit or even field an infield pop-up.

The Orioles, expected to be mere speed bumps for New York on its way to more important matters this weekend, have rarely enjoyed such good fortune at Yankee Stadium.

Blue Jays@Orioles Tonight, 7:05, Comcast SportsNet, 1090 AM Starters: Blue Jays' Scott Downs (6-1, 4.03) vs. Orioles' Kris Benson (9-9, 4.74)

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