NEW YORK – Glebe Torres creates some fireworks at Yankee Stadium on July 4th, passing coaches at third base Luis Rojas’ stop sign provided the Yankees with the momentum to beat the Orioles, 8-4, on Tuesday afternoon.
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Contest In the bottom half of the fifth inning tied at 3, Giancarlo Stanton singled out the middle with Torres starting and two outs. Torres eased into third before ignoring Rojas’ stop sign. With his head down, he slid home headfirst and took the lead.
Turns out Bronx “Gleber Day”. Not only did Torres hit the tiebreaker, he also went 2-for-4 with a home run, a hit, 2 RBIs and a 3-run run.
th The Bombers extended their lead in the eighth inning when Jose Trevino left pitcher Nick Vespi drove the ball over the right field wall to make it 1-0. His fourth home run of the season. Harrison Bader added two runs with a loaded double at the right-field line of right-hander Bryan Baker.
Yankees(27-48) at the Orioles Team moves within two games (48-) In the American League Wild Card Game.