Baltimore – Gerd Cole defeated Jordan Liles in the senior right-handed match and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Wednesday to secure their ninth consecutive winning streak.
Gleyber Torres scored an RBI double and scored three runs in the first inning, leading the Yankees to their 21st win in 24 games, including nine in their last 10 games.
New York started the season with a 28-9 record, the second best in the major leagues since 1948. The most significant in history was the Detroit Tigers, who set a record 32-5 in 1984.
The Yankees will try to complete the bottom-ranked Baltimore four-game sweep on Thursday afternoon. The Orioles, who have suffered six defeats in a row, are the only team to win the series against the Yankees this season, taking two-thirds in mid-April.
Cole (4-0) served in seven episodes in which he recommended five strikeouts and allowed an additional two runs and six wins. Clay Holmes played in the final two innings this season and against Baltimore for his third career save.
Liles (2-4) allowed three runs – two scored – and five wins in seven innings, including eight strikeouts, including three for Joey Gallo.
For the Yankees, Venezuela’s Torres scored a run 4-1 and RBI’s Marvin Gonzalez won 3-1.
For the Orioles, Venezuela’s Anthony Santander 4-0, Rough 4-1. Mexican Ramon Urias 4-0. Dominican George Mateo 3-0.