C.C. Sabathia ran into trouble in the third inning, and Ramon Hernandez made him pay with a three-run double. But the Tribe picked up their ace, scoring four runs in the fourth and three in the fifth, plus Grady Sizemore made a stunning two-out grab with the bases loaded in the sixth. Trot Nixon had five hits and drove in four.
Brian Burres looked good early filling in for Adam Loewen, striking out the side in the first inning, but the Tribe caught up and chased him in the fourth. Ramon Hernandez gave the Orioles an early lead with his three-run double in the third inning. The Orioles left the bases loaded in the sixth on a Grady Sizemore diving grab.
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