ALDS Game 4: Yankees vs. Orioles
2012 AMERICAN LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES – GAME 4
BALTIMORE ORIOLES (1-2/93-69) at NEW YORK YANKEES (2-1/95-67)
RHP Phil Hughes (16-13, 4.23) vs. LHP Joe Saunders (3-3, 3.63 w/ BAL in ’12)
Thursday, October 11 • 7:37 p.m. et • TBS • Yankee Stadium
Joe Saunders LHP
Derek Jeter DH
Ichiro Suzuki LF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Robinson Cano 2B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Nick Swisher RF
Russell Martin C
Curtis Granderson CF
Jayson Nix SS
Phil Hughes RHP
Game information from the Yankees’ media relations team:
DAVID’S WINS: RHP David Robertson earned his third career postseason win last night, now tied with Sparky Lyle for the third-most relief wins in franchise history behind Mariano Rivera (8) and Mike Stanton (4)… Robertson has recorded the victory in each of the Yankees’ last three postseason extra-inning wins (also 2009 ALDS Gm 2 vs. Minnesota and 2009 ALCS Gm 2 vs. Los Angeles-AL).
EXTRA, EXTRA: The Yankees have won each of their last four extra-inning games dating back to the regular season – all coming in their last seven home games… are 7-3 overall in extra-inning contests this season, including three wins vs. Baltimore (also 4/10-11).
ð The Yankees have now won each of their last 10 extra-inning postseason games at home dating back to 1999… according to Elias, is the longest such streak in Major League history.
WILLIE ON THE MOUND: Former Yankees player and coach Willie Randolph will throw out tonight’s ceremonial first pitch. Appeared in the postseason four times with the Yankees (1976-77, ‘80-81), including three World Series (‘76 loss, ‘77 win and ‘81 loss).