Maybe O's are just better than Yanks

While the Bronx Bombers stare down infamy, Baltimore's birds are flying carefree

Updated: September 7, 2012, 10:35 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

BALTIMORE -- There is a reason for the New York Yankees to be afraid. The orange tidal wave that made it feel like 1983 in these parts overwhelmed them on Thursday night. These Baltimore Orioles seem like a movie script team with their .248 hitting (since joining the O's) No. 3 batter Nate McLouth, their first baseman Roy Hobbs, I mean Mark Reynolds, and a pitching staff that has been glued together but is consistently effective.

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