The celebrations have passed — and Game 4 will provide a fresh challenge for Rodriguez and the Yankees.
The Yankees’ hopes of a late comeback was ended by a controversial call at first base. New York and Baltimore are now tied atop the AL East.
Chris Davis and J.J. Hardy homered off struggling Phil Hughes, giving the Orioles their first win in five tries against the Yankees this year.
Curtis Granderson slugged two home runs as the Yankees defeated the Orioles 8-3 in the second part of their Sunday doubleheader.