Yankees down Orioles to claim ninth straight series win

The New York Yankees claimed their ninth consecutive series with a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night at Oriole Park.

Gerrit Cole got the start for New York and tossed seven innings of two-run ball while striking out five. Clay Holmes fired two scoreless innings and picked up the six-out save.

All three of the Yankees’ runs came in the first inning. Gleyber Torres opened the scoring with a two-out RBI double to right. Later in the inning, Josh Donaldson and Torres scored on a wild pitch to make it 3-0.

Baltimore scored both of their runs in the sixth.

Donaldson had a two-hit game and extended his on-base streak to 24 games.

The Yankees go for the four-game sweep on Thursday afternoon with Jordan Montgomery on the bump. The first pitch is slated for 12:35 p.m.

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