Baltimore Orioles defeat Seattle Mariners, 9-5

Seattle -- Sam Perlozzo put his arms on Daniel Cabrera's shoulders and pleaded with the pitcher to stay focused.

Cabrera had already given up four runs when he stomped back to the visiting dugout at Safeco Field after the second.

He was angry and frustrated, and so were the Orioles, who had lost five straight games and trailed by four runs with an exhausted bullpen and a makeshift lineup at their disposal.

"The ballclub needs you," Perlozzo told Cabrera as the two fa...


It looked like one of those days for Daniel Cabrera, who gave up a run in the first inning and three in the second. But the tall right-hander, whose composure has been questioned throughout his career, steadied himself and recovered to pitch eight innings and mostly spare a beleaguered bullpen. Cabrera allowed five hits in the first two innings, but only two in his final six. His velocity increased as the game wore on, and he finished with six strike...