With midnight approaching, the Baltimore Orioles’ bats awoke one more time. Now they have a last shot to finally overtake the New York 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.
Bartolo Colon matched the Orioles’ Zach Britton but the Yankees’ offense failed to back Colon’s superb effort as they lost 2-0 in the first game of today’s doubleheader.