Aubrey Huff hit his 23rd homer and extended his hitting streak to a career-high 18. (AP)
By Amanda Comak / MLB.com
The Orioles' offense was there -- Aubrey Huff homered to extend his hitting streak, Melvin Mora also went deep and Brian Roberts notched a pair of doubles -- but for the first time this series, their pitching wasn't. Baltimore is now 1-8 when it can sweep a three-game series.
BATTING 2B: Roberts 2 (44, Harrison, M, Harrison, M), Payton (9, Harrison, M), Mora (23, Guardado). HR: Mora (17, 1st inning off Harrison, M, 1 on, 1 out), Huff (23, 3rd inning off Harrison, M, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Roberts 6; Mora 7; Huff 4; Millar; Payton 3; Montanez, L 3. RBI: Mora 4 (78), Montanez, L (2), Huff 2 (75). 2-out RBI: Mora. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Mora; Millar. GIDP: Payton; Cintron. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING SB: Roberts (29, 2nd base off Madrigal/Laird).