After the O’s offense produced 21 runs on 37 hits in Chicago and a team average of .319 in that series, the Birds were held to one run on six hits by three Yankees’ pitchers on Monday.
The Birds went 6-30 at bat in that game.
Nick Markakis hit a solo homer in the first for the only Baltimore run. It was his second homer in four games and 10th on the year. Markakis is 5 for 17 with two homers and 3 RBI in the four games on this road trip.
Cesar Izturis went 1 for 3 in the game and is 5 for 19 during a five-game batting streak. Nolan Reimold was 0 for 3 snapping his four-game hitting streak.
Luke Scott went 0 for 3 and is 1 for 12 on this road trip. Matt Wieters was 1 for 2 and now has three hits in his last 25 at bats.
The O’s out-hit New York six to four. The O’s have out-hit their opponent on each game of this trip, but have lost three of the four contests. They are now 31-9 on the year when they have more hits than the opposition.
The O’s team ERA over the last ten games is 3.53.
David Hernandez did not get a decision. He gave up just three hits and one run over six innings, throwing 103 pitches. He lowered his ERA to 3.55 on the year.
Hernandez needed 58 pitches to get through the first two innings and threw just 45 pitches over his next four innings.
Over his last three starts, Hernandez is 1-0, 2.89 (6ER in 18 2/3 IP).
The O’s fall to 3-7 on the year vs. New York and are 0-4 in New York. Baltimore pitching has allowed 22 homers in ten games vs. the Yankees.
New York has won seven of the last eight vs. the O’s.
The Orioles have lost eight in a row in New York and 13 of the last 16 road games in this series.
The Orioles are 1-3 on this road trip, 1-12 this year in AL East road games and 15-30 on the season on the road.
New York is 4-0 on a ten-game homestand and 7-3 over its last ten games. New York is 24-9 in its last 33 home games and is 30-16 at home on the year.
New York is 13-5 in July. The O’s are 6-9 this month.