Written by Michael Williams
Shin-Soo Choo - RF
Asdrubal Cabrera - SS
Jason Kipnis - 2B
Michael Brantley - CF
Johnny Damon - LF
Casey Kotchman - 1B
Lonnie Chisenhall - DH
Jack Hannahan - 3B
Lou Marson - C
Derek Lowe - RHP (7-6, 4.28 ERA
Brian Roberts - 2B
Xavier Avery - LF
J.J. Hardy - SS
Adam Jones - CF
Wilson Betemit - 1B
Chris Davis - DH
Matt Wieters - C
Ryan Flaherty - RF
Robert Andino - 3B
Jake Arrieta - RHP (3-9, 5.55 ERA)
102 Degrees at gametime. 112 Degree heat index.
Cleveland scored first, The Orioles put up three.
Arrieta and his gang of misfit fielders gave up a solo home run and a two out two run scoring single.
Troy Patton relieved. A manufactured run gave the Orioles a bit of hope.
In the next inning, with one out, Wilson Betemit and CHris Davis single to bring Matt Wieters to the plate. The Warehouse on a bounce. An Earl to welcome Earl back to Baltimore.
In the seventh the O's hang on to a 7-5 lead, but a double to lead off by Kotchman ratchets up the tension. O'Day relieves. A Shelly Duncan double tightens that up to 7-6 and still no outs. A double play ball allows the tying run to score. With two down and runners at first and third, O'Day is replaced by Matt Lindstrom. Jason Kipnis at the plate. Ground out to Hardy.
With two down, Davis singles and Wieters walks. Ryan Flaherty atones for his defensive blunder by driving in the go ahead run.
Jim Johnson in for the ninth.
An infield single, botched double play ball and a single. One run.
His 23rd save
Orioles win 9-8 Final
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