NEW YORK — Gleyber Torres drove in two with a pinch-hit double with two outs in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 to complete a pivotal four-game sweep.
The Yankees have won five straight and moved 5 1/2 games ahead of the Orioles for the eighth and final AL postseason spot.
New York dropped three of four last weekend in Baltimore but outscored the O’s 21-3 this weekend.
Dillon Tate allowed singles by Aaron Hicks and Clint Frazier before Baltimore called on left-hander Tanner Scott.
Torres hit for lefty-swinging Brett Gardner and roped a 1-0 pitch to the warning track in right-center field.