Minnesota Twins defeat Baltimore Orioles, 5-2

Record night Rarely does a walk get so much attention, but Kevin Millar received a loud ovation because of one.

Millar has reached base in 50 consecutive games, breaking Ken Singleton's club record. He checked his swing on a 3-1 pitch in the fifth, took a step toward first base and froze when plate umpire James Hoye called a strike. The next pitch was inches off the plate, and Millar again checked his swing, but first base umpire Chris Guccione ruled it a ball. Fans sto...

As much as their 27-run loss to the Texas Rangers a day earlier was discussed on national television, making the Orioles the butt of scores of jokes for at least one day, the players insisted that they would easily forget about the historic defeat.

However, their latest defeat, a 5-2 setback to the Minnesota Twins last night before an announced 19,389 at Camden Yards, might have stung them more, simply because it was a game the Orioles felt they gave away.

"I'm not s...