Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Another one-run game, another win for the
Wei-Yin Chen outdueled the winningest postseason pitcher in MLB history in
Game 2 of the American League Division Series, carrying the Orioles over the
New York Yankees, 3-2, to even the best-of-five set.
Chen (1-0) got the better of October stalwart Andy Pettitte as the rookie
left-hander allowed two runs -- one earned -- on eight hits in 6 1/3 innings.
The Orioles, in a year when they posted the highest winning percentage in
major league history in one-run affairs, took advantage of their limited
scoring chances against their AL East rival.
Chris Davis knocked in a pair in the third inning and Mark Reynolds added an
RBI single in the sixth that proved to be the game-winner.
Jim Johnson, a day after yielding five runs in the ninth inning to take the
loss in the series opener, closed out Baltimore's first playoff win at Camden
Yards in exactly 15 years.
Pettitte (0-1), whose 43 career postseason starts is more than four times the
entire Orioles' staff entering the series, was charged with three runs on
seven hits over seven-plus innings.
Derek Jeter went 2-for-5 with an RBI for the Yankees, who will host the
remainder of the series as a result of winning the division by two games.
Wednesday's Game 3 will pit New York's Hiroki Kuroda against fellow righty
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