Phelps strikes out 9 as Yankees beat Orioles 11-8
David Phelps pitched into the sixth inning, striking out nine,
Bobby Wilson had three RBIs and the New York Yankees beat the
Baltimore Orioles 11-8 on Wednesday night.
Phelps will start the season in the Yankees rotation because
Phil Hughes will begin the year on the disabled list with a bulging
disk in his back.
He allowed three runs on four hits in 5 1-3 innings. Phelps
Wilson had a two-run double in the second and a sacrifice fly in
Jair Jurrjens started for the Orioles, but left in the second
with a bruised right rib when he was a hit by a line drive by
Taylor Teagarden had a three-run home run and Nate McLouth a
two-run shot for Baltimore.