Seattle Mariners defeat Baltimore Orioles, 4-2

SEATTLE -- Seattle Mariners starter Horacio Ramirez looked rattled.

He had just failed to cover first base on Nick Markakis' RBI single that gave the Orioles their first lead and then compounded matters by giving up a base hit to Kevin Millar.

The Orioles had strung together three straight wins with the help of some timely hitting, and the situation they were in - men on first and second with no outs in the fourth inning - called for it again. However, Aubrey Huff bounc...

TWO-OUT WALKS

Brian Burres, who had pitched with runners on base for most of the first five innings, appeared to be on his way to an easy sixth after he induced Adrian Beltre to hit into a double play. But Burres walked Richie Sexson, who entered the night hitting .201. Kenji Johjima then singled. Yuniesky Betancourt broke a 2-2 tie with a high drive that bounced off the top of the left-field wall for a two-run double. Burres was done after six innings, having allowed f...