But no team has been more yielding than the Orioles, whom the Yankees have beaten in 12 of 18 games, with one more matchup scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
“They’re a really good team, and offensively they’ve always been extremely dangerous,” Manager Joe Girardi said. “This year, we’ve played better against them, and we’ve been able to contain their offense a little bit more. To be able to do what we’ve done the last few days, our pitchers have done a really good job.”
The won-lost record tells only part of the story. Despite an Orioles roster that leads Major League Baseball with 225 home runs, the Yankees have outscored Baltimore by 30-10 in the first three games of this four-game series. Over the past six games, including three at Camden Yards last week, the margin has been 52-22.
And even with a game to go, the Yankees have scored more runs against the Orioles this season, 150,…