Orioles Win Close One 2-1 Over Red Sox

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Chris Tillman limited batters to one run over five innings and Tommy Hunter shut it down in the ninth as Baltimore halted any shot of a late rally to outduel Boston, 2-1. Boston stranded 12 runners.

The Orioles began the scoring in the bottom of the second when Nelson Cruz came home on a double play. Tied 1-1 in the bottom of the seventh, the Orioles took a lead they would not relinquish when Cruz went deep off Jon Lester for a solo home run.

Tillman (0-0) picked up a no-decision after he gave up seven hits with four strikeouts and one walk. Hunter picks up his first save after going one inning, giving up one hit, striking out one and walking no one. Lester (0-1) picked up the loss after pitching seven innings and giving up two runs on six hits with eight strikeouts and one walk. Cruz was impressive at the plate for the Orioles, going 1 for 2 with a home run, two runs, an RBI, and a walk. Grady Sizemore was 2 for 4 with a home run, a run, and an RBI in the loss.

The Orioles will play the Red Sox again Wednesday at Camden Yards at 7:05 PM EDT.


Red Sox Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

95.1

J. Tazawa

1.0

0.00

0.00

0

1

0

13

B+

89.1

J. Lester

7.0

2.57

1.00

6

8

1

104


Red Sox Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A

93.5

G. Sizemore

CF

4

2

1

1

1

0

1

B+

87.9

M. Napoli

1B

2

1

0

0

0

2

1

B+

87.8

D. Pedroia

2B

5

2

0

0

0

0

0

B

86.5

X. Bogaerts

SS

3

1

0

0

0

1

0

C

74.7

A. Pierzynski

C

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

C

73.7

M. Carp

LF

4

1

0

0

0

0

1

C

73.1

W. Middlebroo

3B

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

C-

70.0

J. Bradley Jr

PR

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

C-

70.0

D. Ortiz

DH

5

1

0

0

0

0

1

F

59.0

D. Nava

RF

5

0

0

0

0

0

0


Orioles Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

94.8

B. Matusz

0.1

0.00

0.00

0

0

0

3

A

93.4

Z. Britton

2.0

0.00

0.50

1

0

0

21

B+

89.7

T. Hunter

1.0

0.00

1.00

1

1

0

22

B

82.9

C. Tillman

5.0

1.80

1.60

7

4

1

104

C

76.8

E. Meek

0.2

0.00

3.00

0

1

2

19


Orioles Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A

94.9

N. Cruz

LF

2

1

2

1

1

1

0

A-

91.0

A. Jones

CF

3

2

0

0

0

0

0

B

83.0

J. Schoop

2B

3

1

0

0

0

0

1

B

82.0

M. Wieters

C

3

1

0

0

0

0

2

C

73.7

J. Hardy

SS

4

1

0

0

0

0

1

D

64.0

R. Flaherty

3B

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

D

64.0

D. Young

DH

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

D

63.0

C. Davis

1B

3

0

0

0

0

0

2

D-

61.0

N. Markakis

RF

4

0

0

0

0

0

1


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