Baltimore Orioles defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Aubrey Huff stood at home plate longer than usual, admiring his three-run home run until it disappeared into a sea of blue seats in right field.

He jogged around the bases and then touched home plate, where Kevin Millar and Miguel Tejada awaited him.

Before he ducked into the visiting dugout at Tropicana Field, where he was congratulated by a mob of celebrating teammates, Huff tipped his helmet to a couple of fans who had spent the Orioles' 3-1 v...

HUFF HITS BACK

Aubrey Huff hadn't homered since June 29, so perhaps he had forgotten the feeling and just wanted to make sure that he went deep. More likely, his pose after his three-run shot in the fourth inning was his way of responding to the boos from the Tampa Bay crowd. Huff spent parts of seven seasons with the Devil Rays and was outspoken in his criticism of the organization and its losing ways. He got some payback with one swing off James Shields, giving the Or...