Bombers get by in Baltimore -- barely

Yanks score potentially costly win over O's as injury bug hits Nova and others

Updated: May 15, 2012, 1:55 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BALTIMORE -- Joe Girardi had a name for his New York Yankees after they completed a difficult, and potentially costly, 8-5 win over the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles on Monday night at Camden Yards: "The MASH unit."

Along the far wall of the clubhouse, his starting pitcher, Ivan Nova, was hobbling out after telling the media horde that his right ankle "feels really bad right now." Neither Nova nor his manager could say if the righty would be able to make his next start on Saturday at ...

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