Orioles survive Yankees’ scare

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Activated from the disabled list Friday, Tejada hit two-run doubles in the first and seventh innings. The last time he had as many as four RBI in a game was on Aug. 23, 2005, against the Los Angeles Angels.

“I was sitting on the bench last week and now I’m in the game, helping my teammates,” Tejada said. “This is nice.”

Burres (5-4) took a two-hitter into the seventh. He struck out the side in first and finished with seven strikeouts.

Because he is the fifth starter and the Orioles were off July 19 and 23, Burres was pitching on 11 days’ rest. The left-hander was pulled after Hideki Matsui led off the seventh with his 19th home run and Posada followed with a single.

That made it 3-1, but Baltimore answered with two runs in the bottom half, then added two in the eighth. The lead barely held up.

Clemens (3-5) gave up four runs and eight hits in 61/3 innings, striking out six and walking three. Making his 700th start, the 44-year-old fell to 0-2 against the Orioles this season and 6-8 at Camden Yards.

“I think we had a chance to win,” Clemens said. “It was fun for them; it wasn’t a lot of fun for us. We made somewhat of a game of it late.”

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