Yanks-O's twin bill rescheduled

Updated: August 27, 2011, 10:48 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Yankees went down quietly on the field Friday night, losing 12-5 to a team that is 25 games below .500.

But in the clubhouse, they were full of fight, vowing to contest the decision by the Baltimore Orioles to cancel Saturday's doubleheader and force New York to return here to play a makeup game on Sept. 8, one of their only two days off in the final month of the season.

"We didn't agree to play Sept. 8," manager Joe Girardi said. "We're going to fight it. It just ...

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