Yankees sweep Orioles, tighten grip on playoff spot thanks to pinch-hitting Gleyber Torres

NEW YORK — Now the Yankees can take a deep breath and exhale. With a pinch-hit, two-run double in the eighth from Gleyber Torres, the Yankees rallied late to beat the Orioles 3-1 at the Stadium Sunday, completing the series sweep.The Yankees (26-21) have won five straight after an epic mid-season slide, which very briefly had them fighting to stay in the playoff picture. These five wins puts them back into the hunt for the second, seeded playoff berth from the American League East.And they will begin a battle with the Blue Jays for that second-place spot Tuesday, after their last scheduled off…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly