Baltimore Orioles defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 7-4

Play it again A recap of the Orioles' 7-4 victory over the Rays: HUFF DADDY AGAIN Aubrey Huff did it again against his former team.

This time, Huff hit a 425-foot, two-run homer to center field against the Tampa Bay Rays' Scott Dohmann in the sixth inning. It was his 20th homer as an Oriole, and, incredibly, nine of them have come against Tampa Bay, the club that drafted Huff in 1998. In 86 at-bats against the Rays, he is batting .326 with 20 RBIs.


Still a few steps away from the mound last night, Orioles manager Dave Trembley no longer could contain his enthusiasm. He clapped his hands before taking the ball from starter Garrett Olson, and sent him back to the dugout with a quick flurry of pats on the back. At times Olson's harshest critic, Trembley offered his rave review for everyone to see.

Olson retired the first seven batters he faced, escaped jams in three innings and carried a shutout bid into the seventh ...