Daniel Cabrera's 5 2/3-inning start was his shortest since his first outing of the season. (AP)
By Brittany Ghiroli / MLB.com
The Orioles took their first lead of the series Sunday and appeared primed to steal a win from the Rays after Melvin Mora singled in a run and Aubrey Huff homered in the sixth to tie the game. But steady George Sherrill couldn't force extra innings, allowing the game-winner in the ninth.
BATTING 2B: Jones (10, Shields). 3B: Roberts (4, Shields). HR: Huff (7, 6th inning off Shields, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Roberts 4; Mora; Huff 4; Payton 2; Hernandez, R; Jones 2. RBI: Hernandez, R (19), Jones (16), Mora (24), Huff (25). 2-out RBI: Hernandez, R; Jones; Huff. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bynum; Scott. S: Hernandez, R. GIDP: Markakis. Team LOB: 2.
BASERUNNING SB: Upton 2 (13, 2nd base off Cabrera, D/Hernandez, R, 2nd base off Cabrera, D/Hernandez, R), Bartlett (6, 2nd base off Cabrera, D/Hernandez, R). CS: Crawford (4, 2nd base by Cabrera, D/Hernandez, R).
FIELDING PB: Navarro (1). Outfield assists: Gross (Hernandez, R at 2nd base). DP: (Iwamura-Bartlett-Pena). Pickoffs: Shields (Roberts at 1st base).
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