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    Orioles in Oakland 9/14 Orioles lose 3-2

    Written by Michael Williams

    Nate McLouth - LF
    J.J. Hardy - SS
    Adam Jones - CF
    Matt Wieters - C
    Lew Ford - RF
    Mark Reynolds - 1B
    Chris Davis - DH
    Manny Machado - 3B
    Robert Andino - 2B

    Joe Saunders - LHP (8-11, 4.22 ERA)

    [6-10, 4.22 ERA * DIAMONDBACKS] OO [2-1, 4.24 ERA * ORIOLES]

    Coco Crisp - CF
    Jonny Gomes - DH
    Josh Reddick - RF
    Yoenis Cespedes - LF
    Chris Carter - 1B
    Josh Donaldson - 3B
    Derek Norris - C
    Stephen Drew - SS
    Adam Rosales - 2B

    Tommy Milone - LHP (12-10, 3.90 ERA)

    Palmer and Thorne back together again.

    Jones doubles with two away.

    The Yankees have lost this evening. The Orioles have sole posession of the AL East lead pending the outcome of this game. Saunders has had several hard hit balls off him, but this park holds all but the mightiest blasts.

    Machado singled and advanced to second on a Andino fly out. Hard grounds one off Donaldson, and Manny scores. 

    Orioles 1 As 0

    Joe Saunders gave up a lead off single in the fourth , he has been crusing up until now. Strikes out Reddick. Cespedes homers.

    Orioles 1 As 2

    Deputy Davis crushes a pitch to straight away centerfield. As ScottieBaseball says "You're HUGE!"

    Orioles 2 As 2

    First and thrird no out, Reynolds double play and a run scors.

    Orioles 2 As 3

    Pat Neshek came on to shut down an Oriole rally in the seventh.

    A series of GIDP have kill the Orioles offese tonight. 

    Two down in the Oriole Eighth. Adam Jones faces Cook. Strike one. Strike Two. Strike three.

    Jake Arietta pitches his second nice relief inning.

    Wieters leads off the ninth. The Orioles trail by one. Two Strikes.  Infield hit. Catcher Running. Xavier Avery in to run. Chavez in to hit. Balfour is attempting to close for the Athletics. 1-2 count. Endy strikes out swinging. Mark Reynolds hits a fly to deep right. Two down. 

    Two strikes to Davis. And a ball. And Avery is called out stealing.

    Orioles lose. 3-2

    Box Score 

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