Jeremy Guthrie gave up only two runs in 6 1/3 innings on Friday. (Mike Carlson/AP)
By Spencer Fordin / MLB.com
Jeremy Guthrie gave up a two-run homer in the first inning, but he steadied himself and allowed no further runs over 6 1/3 innings. His strong showing was supported by the O's bats, but not by the bullpen, which allowed the Rays to rally, giving up five runs in the eighth.
BATTING 2B: Scott 2 (5, Shields, Shields), Hernandez, L (1, Shields), Roberts (4, Shields), Mora (3, Glover). TB: Roberts 2; Mora 2; Markakis; Millar; Scott 4; Hernandez, R; Hernandez, L 2. RBI: Scott 2 (6), Roberts (5), Hernandez, R (5). 2-out RBI: Scott 2; Hernandez, R. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Payton; Markakis; Huff 2. Team LOB: 6.
FIELDING E: Hernandez, L (1, throw). Outfield assists: Payton (Pena at 3rd base).
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