The Orioles' 5-4 win over the
While the story of the night was the loss of right fielder
Leading 5-3, closer
Johnson then fell behind 2-0 to Severna Park native
Had Teixeira been called safe, the game-tying run would have scored.
After the game, Teixeira ripped the umpiring. Teixeira also argued a strike-three call in the eighth.
"Sometimes you wonder if the umpires are just trying to get out of there," Teixeira said to Yankees reporters after the game. "They don't want you to make a comeback. They want to go home because those were terrible calls. It is what it is. We are out there fighting. I'm out there playing on one leg. I wish it had gone my way."
"We looked at a replay," Winters told the New York Daily News. "The replay we had, honestly, was not a very good angle and inconclusive. That was just a very, very close play. Until I see a definite replay, I really can't give you any more than that. ... We saw a replay and from where I'm sitting, it's inconclusive. It's very close. That's a very close play."
Teixeira said he will probably be fined for his statement.