Brad Brach

Orioles climb out of early five-run hole to beat Yankees, 8-7, in 12 innings

Orioles climb out of early five-run hole to beat Yankees, 8-7, in 12 innings

A daunting first road trip that pitted the Orioles against the class of the American League was always going to raise questions about the club. It turned out the answers, however delayed, were pretty satisfying.

In Sunday’s matinee with the New York Yankees, the Orioles erased a five-run first-inning deficit, lost a late-inning lead, and slipped ahead for a second signature win in this series, an 8-7, 12-inning victory.

After playing 14 innings and winning on a grand slam by Pedro Álvarez on Friday night in the Bronx, Álvarez came off the bench and scored the winning run. He walked in the top of the 12th, went to second on a single by rookie right fielder Anthony...

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