Chicago White Sox defeat Baltimore Orioles, 9-7
Not right in left Jay Gibbons had a first inning he'd rather forget.
Starting in left field against Chicago, he almost robbed Jim Thome of a home run after reaching above the fence, but did not get much lift on his jump. He was booed after committing an error on Jermaine Dye's run-scoring single, and couldn't catch Rob Mackowiak's fly ball near the line, pulling up at the last instant as the ball fell in for a two-run double.
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The season's second half began yesterday with a speech from Orioles interim manager Dave Trembley before batting practice that was delivered in right field and concluded with his players breaking into spontaneous applause. He was a hit. The message was positive, and so were the reviews.
Then the game started, killing the buzz that Trembley created until it neared the end.
A candidate for the All-Star team a few weeks ago, Jeremy Guthrie turned in his worst outing as ...