Jonathan Holder, who served up Alvarez's slam, was optioned to Triple-A. Adam Jones homers to left field.
According to the YES Network, it was the latest grand slam ever hit against the Yankees. The Orioles are hoping Manny Machado continues his hot start. He was removed after four innings of what would become a 14-inning game because of pain in his hip.
Orlando Arcia delivered the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Milwaukee knocked off visiting Chicago on a chilly night. Eric Thames and Travis Shaw ha two-run homers for the Brewers.
New York's pitchers have allowed 4.0 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. Wright comes off of a 10-6 loss ND at Houston where he gave up three runs in five frames.
He left during the sixth inning with five runs on his account.
Machado tied it in the third with a two-out, two-RBI double into the left-field corner.
In the other dugout, Baltimore's pitching staff allowed 5.2 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.94 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 7.99 K/9. Machado is slashing.306/.405/.528 with 11 hits, four RBIs and four runs scored, while Alvarez (.250/.438/.583) is up to three hits, five RBIs and two runs scored. Gray will be looking to turn in a better outing after throwing 89 pitches over four innings of one-run baseball during his season debut in Toronto.
Montgomery is 2-1 with a 3.08 ERA in his last 10 starts since August 10, has not allowed a home run in 22 1/3 consecutive innings and not allowed a run in his last eight home starts.
Estrada (1-0) took a two-hit shutout into the sixth before Shin-Soo Choo homered for the third straight game. Pirela struck the biggest blow against McCullers when his line drive cleared Astros right fielder Josh Reddick and plated Austin Hedges and Manuel Margot.
A video review upheld the call - just one play after a Yankees video challenge overturned what was initially ruled an inning-ending double play hit by Ronald Torreyes.
Boone's post-game comment on Friday night: "He was rundown and he was trying to grind through the game".
Austin Romine hit a soft pop to shallow right later in the inning that bounced out of first baseman Chris Davis' glove for a single, allowing Tyler Austin to score and chasing starter Chris Tillman (0-2). On March 5, employees of ASC Ticket Co. filed a complaint against New York Yankees Partnership in New York Supreme Court after the team revoked 52 season tickets legally purchased by the plaintiffs. Just getting the games played, a two-day home stand against the Tampa Bay Rays, was the focus.
Drury will undergo a battery of tests on Monday to attempt to find the root cause of the issues, and Miguel Andujar will assume regular third base duties in his absence. It was 27 degrees at first pitch. "He's exhausted from last night, obviously, but maybe just cramping and stuff and obviously he's off today but hoping we avoided something" long term.