NEW YORK (AP) -- Left fielder Brett Gardner threw out Matt Olson at the plate with the help of a replay reversal, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6 Saturday on Neil Walker's run-scoring single in the 11th inning.
Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman walked three straight batters around a wild pitch starting the ninth. After visits to the mound by both pitching coach Larry Rothschild and a trainer to check on a cracked fingernail, Chapman struck out Mark Canha, and pinch-hitter Jonathan Lucroy followed with a fly ball to left.
Gardner's one-hop throw to the plate was slightly to the first-base side, and Gary Sanchez had to try for a sweep tag at the sliding Olson. Plate umpire James Hoye made an emphatic safe call, but the Yankees asked for a video review and replays appeared to show Sanchez's mitt just glancing Olson's jersey.
New York stopped a two-game losing streak that followed its 17-1 run. A.J. Cole (2-1) pitched two innings for his first win with the Yankees.
Chris Hatcher (3-1) got the loss.
ORIOLES 6, RAYS 3, GAME 1
BALTIMORE (AP) -- David Hess pitched six effective innings in his big league debut, Jonathan Schoop hit two home runs and the Orioles beat the Rays in the first game of a doubleheader.
Manny Machado also homered for the Orioles, who shook off an early deficit to extend their winning streak to four games -- their longest run since last August.
Recalled from Triple-A Norfolk to serve as the 26th man in the single-admission doubleheader, Hess (1-0) gave up three runs and six hits. Mychal Givens worked 1 2/3 innings for his first save.
Matt Duffy hit a three-run homer for the Rays, who have scored only 10 runs during a five-game losing streak. Chris Archer (2-3) went seven innings, allowing six runs and seven hits.