Alvarez sacrifice fly in 10th lifts Orioles over Yankees 1-0
Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Pedro Alvarez hits a sacrifice fly ball in the tenth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Baltimore, Thursday, May 5, 2016. Nolan Reimold scored on the play, and Baltimore won 1-0. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
BALTIMORE (AP) Pedro Alvarez drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Baltimore Orioles finally broke through, beating the New York Yankees 1-0 Thursday night.
A day after getting shut out by the Yankees, the Orioles managed only five hits in eight innings against Masahiro Tanaka. Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman did even better, limiting New York to three hits through eight.
Hyun Soo Kim began the Baltimore 10th with an infield hit off Johnny Barbato (1-2). Kim took third on a single by Jonathan Schoop. Nolan Reimold pinch ran for Kim and Andrew Miller relieved Barbato.
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Alvarez hit a soft fly to center, and Reimold easily beat Jacoby Ellsbury's throw to the plate.
Zach Britton (2-1) gave up a leadoff walk in the 10th and then struck out the next three batters.
The Yankees finished up a 2-7 trip. New York right fielder Dustin Ackley made a leaping catch at the wall and turned it into an inning-ending double play in the ninth.