Baltimore Orioles defeat Boston Red Sox, 3-1

BALTIMORE -- The humane approach failed the Red Sox last night.

Because of an all-night flight from Texas, manager Terry Francona went to great lengths to rest his weary players. But on a night shortened by rain to six innings, a lineup missing four starters could not generate enough offense in a 3-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles, who have had more than their share of sleepless nights lately.

The Orioles were losers of 11 of their previous 13 games and in rope-a-dope mo...