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Ortiz gets in trouble early
Devil Rays 14, Orioles 7
Russ Ortiz's ERA rose to 9.61 after Friday night's loss at Tropicana Field. (Steve Nesius/AP)
Fill-in starter Russ Ortiz gave up six earned runs on five hits and one walk without recording an out in the first inning. Miguel Tejada had two RBIs, Luis Terrero contributed three and Kevin Millar and Ramon Hernandez each came through with one.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 21, 2006
BAL
Baltimore (44-54)
Lost 3
Tampa Bay 14, Baltimore 7   TB
Tampa Bay (40-57)
Won 1
July 21, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
2 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0   7 8 0
Tampa Bay
6 0 0 5 1 0 2 0 X   14 15 1
Standings thru 7/21/06  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B3210221.300
Mora, 3B4100103.281
Tejada, SS4132000.315
  a-Fahey, PH1000000.265
Conine, 1B4000004.257
  Gomez, 1B0000100.204
Millar, DH3011101.257
  b-Tatis, PH-DH1000001.000
Hernandez, C3211103.267
Patterson, CF4110015.274
Terrero, LF4013020.107
Markakis, RF3000111.275
Totals347877619 

a-Grounded out for Tejada in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Millar in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Tejada (21, Fossum), Hernandez (21, Harper), Roberts (20, Harper), Patterson (10, Harper).
TB: Roberts 2; Tejada 4; Millar; Hernandez 2; Patterson 2; Terrero.
RBI: Tejada 2 (69), Hernandez (64), Millar (36), Terrero 3 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Patterson 4; Hernandez.
SF: Hernandez.
GIDP: Markakis.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Roberts 2 (26, 2nd base off Fossum/Navarro, 3rd base off Fossum/Navarro).

FIELDING
DP: (Tejada-Roberts-Conine).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, J, SS4322100.307
Crawford, LF3122211.310
Baldelli, CF5220033.293
Wigginton, 3B5232000.261
Norton, RF2200202.270
  a-Branyan, PH-RF1010000.203
Cantu, 2B5225011.262
Lee, 1B5012011.207
Gomes, DH4000011.229
Navarro, C4221001.265
Totals381415145710 

a-Singled for Norton in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Wigginton 2 (17, Ortiz, Loewen), Cantu (11, Ortiz).
HR: Crawford (14, 1st inning off Ortiz, 1 on, 0 out), Cantu (8, 4th inning off Loewen, 3 on, 2 out), Navarro (3, 5th inning off Rodriguez, 0 on, 1 out), Lugo, J (10, 7th inning off Rodriguez, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Lugo, J 5; Crawford 5; Baldelli 2; Wigginton 5; Branyan; Cantu 6; Lee; Navarro 5.
RBI: Crawford 2 (50), Wigginton 2 (52), Cantu 5 (38), Lee 2 (17), Navarro (11), Lugo, J 2 (23).
2-out RBI: Wigginton; Cantu 4; Lugo, J 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Norton.
GIDP: Navarro.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Lugo, J (12, fielding).
DP: (Lugo, J-Cantu-Lee).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ortiz (L, 0-7)0.05661019.61
Loewen 4.06552217.09
Rodriguez 3.03332425.25
Britton 1.01000102.89
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Fossum (W, 4-3)5.03324604.84
Harper 2.05441004.85
Jackson 2.00002007.71

Ortiz pitched to 6 batters in the 1st.
Harper pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

WP: Ortiz.
Pitches-strikes: Ortiz 34-19, Loewen 67-37, Rodriguez 58-33, Britton 16-9, Fossum 92-50, Harper 42-27, Jackson 25-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Ortiz 0-0, Loewen 5-5, Rodriguez 1-4, Britton 0-2, Fossum 6-3, Harper 2-4, Jackson 5-1.
Batters faced: Ortiz 6, Loewen 19, Rodriguez 14, Britton 4, Fossum 23, Harper 12, Jackson 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Loewen 2-2, Jackson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford. 1B: Brian O'Nora. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:59.
Att: 17,759.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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