Yankees continue their stronghold.
The New York Yankees continued their surging lead in the AL East by defeating the Orioles 12-3. Robinson Cano crushed a grand slam in the Yankees’ 7 run 3rd inning. Curtis Granderson crushed his 29th homer in victory. Suprisingly, Phil Hughes became the Yankees’ top winner, after winning his 11th game. Ivan Nova and CC Sabathia each have 10. The Yankees are 61-43. They may not have the best record in the Majors, but are 1st in the AL, which is enough to be atop the AL East by a commanding 6.5 lead.