Yankees Vs. Orioles Final Score: Yankees Earn First Win In Road Triumph Of Baltimore

It took four tries, but the New York Yankees have finally won their first game of the 2012 MLB season, breezing by the Baltimore Orioles, 6-2, on Monday night.

Despite allowing 10 hits, Yankees starter Ivan Nova gave up just two runs in seven strong innings of work. David Roberston and Mariano Rivera finished off the effort with two scoreless innings of relief.

Derek Jeter continued his red-hot start at the plate this season, notching four hits and upping his average to .412. Andrew Jones earned the start in left field, and made the most of his opportunity, stroking a solo home run in the fifth inning, his first of the seaon.

New York was able to bounce Orioles starter Brian Matusz after just four innings pitched, tagging him for six hits and four earned runs.

The two teams will continue their series on Tuesday night.

For more on the Yankees, be sure to check out our blog Pinstripe Alley and SB Nation New York for all the latest news and updates.

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