Tampa Bay Rays defeat Baltimore Orioles, 10-5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- To a man, the Orioles said they would be able to get over Thursday's doubleheader sweep by the Texas Rangers, that it wouldn't linger into their next series.

And for six innings last night against the Tampa Bay Rays, it didn't.

But their bullpen, which had been so good through the first eight games, suffered a meltdown reminiscent of so many that occurred last year, and now the Orioles have another excruciating defeat to digest. A three-run Oriol...

A recap of the Orioles' 10-5 loss to the Rays last night:


Jeremy Guthrie did his job, allowing only two runs through six innings and then getting the first out in the seventh before leaving with a 5-2 lead. With three consecutive left-handed hitters up for Tampa Bay, Orioles manager Dave Trembley brought on situational left-hander Jamie Walker. However, the normally reliable Walker couldn't get an out, allowing an infield single to Akinori Iwamura,...