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Birds fall to Rays
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Rays 6, Orioles 2
Brian Burres allowed six runs in the fifth inning on Sunday. (Mike Carlson/AP)
Nick Markakis hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot in the sixth, and walked with the bases loaded in the seventh, but the Orioles dropped the series finale. Brian Burres yielded six runs on five hits and four walks in 4 2/3 innings.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (7-5)
Lost 1
Tampa Bay 6, Baltimore 2   TB
Tampa Bay (6-6)
Won 1
April 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0   2 8 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 X   6 6 1
Standings thru 4/13/08  |  Recap: BAL | TB  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Rays stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B5020001.311
Mora, 3B4010104.227
Markakis, RF3112112.333
Millar, 1B4010013.227
Huff, DH4000027.244
Scott, LF4010004.361
Jones, CF4000042.211
Quiroz, C3110110.250
Fahey, SS3010000.091
Totals342823923 

BATTING
2B: Scott (6, Niemann).
HR: Markakis (1, 6th inning off Niemann, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts 2; Mora; Markakis 4; Millar; Scott 2; Quiroz; Fahey.
RBI: Markakis 2 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scott 2; Mora; Jones; Huff 2.
S: Fahey.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Roberts (5, 2nd base off Niemann/DiFelice).
CS: Mora (1, 2nd base by Niemann/DiFelice).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B3111110.255
Crawford, LF4112001.208
Pena, 1B3000122.209
Upton, CF3113112.302
Gomes, DH2000103.261
  a-Johnson, E, PH-DH1000000.182
Longoria, 3B3110110.333
Ruggiano, RF4110012.286
DiFelice, C3110000.400
Bartlett, SS3000003.158
Totals296665613 

a-Grounded out for Gomes in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Upton (1, 5th inning off Burres, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura; Crawford; Upton 4; Longoria; Ruggiano; DiFelice.
RBI: Iwamura (2), Crawford 2 (4), Upton 3 (11).
2-out RBI: Upton 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gomes; Ruggiano.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford (4, 3rd base off Burres/Quiroz).

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (2, throw).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burres (L, 1-1)4.25664415.40
Bierd 2.11001200.00
Johnson 1.00000000.00
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Niemann (W, 1-0)6.06111511.50
Howell 0.02111004.76
Wheeler (H, 3)0.20001101.42
Miller (H, 1)0.10000103.86
Reyes 1.00000208.31
Percival 1.00000000.00

Howell pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Burres 86-55, Bierd 37-21, Johnson 6-4, Niemann 93-58, Howell 13-8, Wheeler 18-10, Miller 3-3, Reyes 16-12, Percival 7-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Burres 2-7, Bierd 2-3, Johnson 2-1, Niemann 1-11, Howell 0-0, Wheeler 0-1, Miller 0-0, Reyes 1-0, Percival 0-3.
Batters faced: Burres 22, Bierd 9, Johnson 3, Niemann 25, Howell 3, Wheeler 3, Miller 1, Reyes 3, Percival 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Wheeler 3-1, Miller 3-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:50.
Att: 16,748.

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