Baltimore Orioles defeat Boston Red Sox, 9-7
Maybe now's the time for Papa Jack to break out his signature T-shirts, emblazoned with his rally cry: "Somebody gotta pay."
With the Yankees newly encamped in town for a three-game showdown with the division title still up for grabs, the Sox could do worse than heed hitting coach Ron Jackson's call for retribution after they absorbed a serious body blow in a 9-7 loss to the killer Birds before 35,026 in the Fens.
Either the division-leading Yankees pay for the sins ...
When Orioles shortstop Miguel Tejada smacked Derek Lowe's 2-and-2 delivery over the left-field wall in the fifth inning last night for a three-run home run, Lowe stared at the ground and nodded. Up to that point, he had staged a battle with Orioles hitters that went back-and-forth through four innings -- one that appeared primed to go much longer.
The nod was Lowe's way of saying hats off to Tejada. Lowe figured the pitch was sound enough to end up in catcher Jason Vari...
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