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Comfortable lead held
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Orioles 7, Rays 4
Garrett Olson lasted 6 2/3 innings in his first win of the season. (Rob Carr/AP)
Eight Birds hit safely, supporting a strong Garrett Olson season debut. The bullpen let it get close in the seventh, but escaped further damage late, as the Orioles snapped the Rays' win streak at six. Aubrey Huff smacked his fifth homer in the victory.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (14-12)
Lost 1
Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 4   BAL
Baltimore (15-11)
Won 1
April 29, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0   4 8 0
Baltimore
0 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 X   7 10 0
Standings thru 4/29/08  |  Recap: TB | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Orioles stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4111112.216
Crawford, LF5111015.296
Upton, CF4112113.287
Pena, 1B5010001.200
Longoria, 3B3010110.275
Gomes, DH3000012.250
  a-Gross, PH-DH1000011.175
Navarro, C3020110.400
Hinske, RF2000223.286
Bartlett, SS4110005.209
Totals344846922 

a-Struck out for Gomes in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Iwamura (2, Olson).
HR: Upton (3, 7th inning off Bierd, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura 2; Crawford; Upton 4; Pena; Longoria; Navarro 2; Bartlett.
RBI: Iwamura (6), Crawford (14), Upton 2 (20).
2-out RBI: Iwamura; Crawford; Upton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton 2; Crawford; Bartlett.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
PO: Longoria (1st base by Hernandez, R).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Hinske (Jones at home).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B3110202.269
Mora, 3B3012113.248
Markakis, RF5011013.287
Millar, 1B3111203.222
Huff, DH3212221.247
Scott, LF3000104.298
  a-Payton, PH-LF1000001.267
Jones, CF4010011.258
Hernandez, R, C3121101.208
Hernandez, L, SS4220012.245
Totals3271079621 

a-Flied out for Scott in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hernandez, R (5, Hammel), Roberts (9, Howell).
HR: Huff (5, 6th inning off Dohmann, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Roberts 2; Mora; Markakis; Millar; Huff 4; Jones; Hernandez, R 3; Hernandez, L 2.
RBI: Mora 2 (14), Markakis (11), Hernandez, R (14), Millar (12), Huff 2 (19).
2-out RBI: Mora; Markakis; Millar; Huff 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scott 2; Millar 2; Hernandez, L; Mora.
SF: Mora.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Jones (Navarro at 2nd base).
Pickoffs: Hernandez, R (Longoria at 1st base).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hammel (L, 2-2)2.26334004.88
Howell 3.02222403.24
Dohmann 1.12222113.55
Birkins 1.00001101.80
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Olson (W, 1-0)6.24225602.70
Bierd 0.12220012.02
Bradford (H, 4)0.12000101.80
Walker (H, 3)0.20000105.19
Sherrill (S, 10)1.00001104.63

IBB: Roberts (by Dohmann).
Pitches-strikes: Hammel 61-28, Howell 48-27, Dohmann 31-15, Birkins 15-9, Olson 105-60, Bierd 12-7, Bradford 9-6, Walker 6-5, Sherrill 15-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hammel 2-5, Howell 1-4, Dohmann 3-0, Birkins 1-1, Olson 7-6, Bierd 0-1, Bradford 0-0, Walker 1-0, Sherrill 1-1.
Batters faced: Hammel 17, Howell 13, Dohmann 8, Birkins 4, Olson 28, Bierd 3, Bradford 3, Walker 2, Sherrill 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 1-0, Dohmann 1-1, Bierd 1-1, Walker 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:05.
Att: 11,588.

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