Another Yankees-Orioles game, another Yankees win. Oh my do the Orioles stink. Here's Erik Boland' recap of the Yankees' 4-2 victory, focusing on CC Sabathia's strikeout of Luke Scott with the bases loaded in the seventh. Good thing he came through, because at this point it's almost embarrassing to lose to this Orioles team.
Ken Davidoff stopped in Baltimore after watching Stephen Strasburg wow the baseball the world the night before in Washington D.C., and Davidoff writes that moving Mark Teixeira around in the Yankees lineup would only mess things up.
The Yankees notebook opens with an item on Brett Gardner's left thumb (it's not broken, but doesn't feel good) and also has updates on Jorge Posada's catching drills and the Yankees' interest in acquiring Cliff Lee at the deadline.