Baltimore Orioles defeat Arizona Diamondbacks, 7-1

PHOENIX -- For the first time in more than three years, the Orioles learned what it was like to play an entire game without shortstop Miguel Tejada.

A full nine innings. The first pitch to the last, as it's supposed to be when there's an injury.

They know it won't always be this easy, but for one night, at least, they didn't care. Don't over-analyze it. Just enjoy it.

Orioles @Diamondbacks

Tonight, 9:40, MASN2, 105.7 FM Starters: Brian Burres (3-2, 2.94) vs. Livan Hernandez (5-5, 4.50)

PHOENIX -- For the first time in more than three years, the Orioles learned what it was like to play an entire game without shortstop Miguel Tejada. A full nine innings. The first pitch to the last, as it's supposed to be when there's an injury.

They know it won't always be this easy, but for one night, at least, they didn't care. Better to enjoy it than over-analyze it.

With Tejada watching from the dugout because of a fractured wrist, the Orioles took advantage of ...

WEBB STRUGGLES

Arizona right-hander Brandon Webb couldn't find the form that made him the National League Cy Young winner last season. But he didn't get much help from his defense, either. Third baseman Chad Tracy made two errors, helping the Orioles to a four-run second inning. Chris Young also failed to make a play on Jay Gibbons' two-run double in the third. In five innings, Webb struck out seven but allowed six hits and two walks. Only three of the Orioles' seven ru...