SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles won their fourth straight game in spring training, their best mark since 2001, when they defeated the New York Yankees 10-7 in the first game of a split squad doubleheader at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa Wednesday afternoon.
The Orioles took a 7-0 lead in the first two innings, scoring five in the first, but the Yankees scored four in the bottom of the second, three off starting pitcher Jake Arrieta.
Arrieta, who threw a scoreless inning on Saturday in the Orioles exhibition opener, went 1 2/3 innings, allowing three runs on two hits and two walks. T.J. McFarland allowed another run in the second.
Dylan Bundy allowed one hit and walked one in two innings, and Todd Redmond allowed two hits and struck out three in two innings.
Steve Johnson struck out three and allowed a hit in two innings.
Rookie pitcher Devin Jones, who was brought in from minor league camp, allowed three runs in the ninth.
Four of the Orioles’ runs were unearned. The Yankees committed five errors.
Steve Pearce had two hits and drove in three runs. Conor Jackson had two hits and two RBIs, and Manny Machado, the only regular to make the trip scored two runs.