Baltimore Orioles defeat Texas Rangers, 8-1

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles pitcher Brian Burres usually watches tape of his previous performances against the team he is about to oppose, but he decided not to before yesterday's game, and for good reason.

The only other time Burres faced the Texas Rangers, he allowed eight earned runs in two-thirds of an inning in the Orioles' historic 30-3 loss in August. Reviewing that tape would serve only to conjure up memories from a past that Burres and the Orioles are trying to...

A recap of the Orioles' 8-1 win over the Rangers yesterday:

O's hitters keep doing damage

Orioles manager Dave Trembley gave Melvin Mora the day off yesterday and moved usual No. 3 hitter Nick Markakis into Mora's second spot in the lineup. The changes did little to weaken the middle of the Orioles' order. Cleanup hitter Aubrey Huff went 4-for-4 with four RBIs and a walk. No. 5 hitter Luke Scott continued his tear by going 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and a walk...