Toronto Blue Jays defeat Baltimore Orioles, 6-4

Can't hold a tie The Orioles overcame a 2-0 deficit against their nemesis, A.J. Burnett, by scoring twice in the fourth inning.

But starter Daniel Cabrera was gone by the fifth after allowing four runs in the inning and making a crucial error. So much for being even. Toronto sent nine batters to the plate, including Matt Stairs, who reached with two outs when Cabrera dropped Kevin Millar's throw while covering first base. Vernon Wells scored from second on the play.


In his first extensive comments on the subject, Orioles manager Sam Perlozzo said yesterday that he isn't concerned about reports that his job could be in jeopardy. He said he has no sense that is true after speaking with the club's top executives.

"I think that if you feel like you haven't put your people in the right places, then you should worry about your job," Perlozzo said before last night's 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. "I don't feel that is the case. I fee...

Never able to do more than paw at Toronto Blue Jays right-hander A.J. Burnett, the Orioles got in a few significant shots last night. Not the kind that send a pitcher reeling, but enough to let him know they mean business.

All they needed was for their own starter, Daniel Cabrera, to show the same fight. And a little more composure.

All they got was another defeat.

Cabrera couldn't make it through the fifth inning or add another link to the chain of solid starts b...