Pettitte pitches around Jeter's miscue, still 2-1 after 4

With the Orioles leading the Yankees 2-1, Mark Reynolds led off the bottom of the fourth inning with a grounder toward Captain Shortstop Derek Jeter. He gathered the spheroid in good order, but his throw firstward was just a bit high and a leaping Mark "Tex" Teixeira couldn't complete the out-making play. Up in the booth, a team official scorers determined that an average major-league shortstop making just "ordinary effort" would have made a better throw, so Captain Shortstop was charged with an "error" ... his second in the series already.

Andy Pettitte has seen a lot of Captain Derek errors in his career, though, and pitched around this one nicely. Pettitte's got nothing on Wei-Yin Chen, though. In the top of the fifth, Chen retired the Yankees in order with only four pitches.

Heading to the bottom of the fifth, it's still 2-1, the O's just hoping to hang on for a dozen more precious outs.

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