Tampa Bay Rays defeat Baltimore Orioles, 11-4

A recap of the Orioles' 11-4 loss to the Rays last night: Too rested? Orioles starter Steve Trachsel hadn't pitched since May 9, and the Rays reminded him of the dangers that such a long layoff can bring.

They jumped him for four runs in the first inning, the last three coming on a long home run by rookie third baseman Evan Longoria. They chased him with two outs in the second after another homer by Longoria, this one a two-run shot that increased Tampa Bay's lead to...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles manager Dave Trembley sat down three of his regulars last night, temporary adjustments made to revive his lineup. He held a closed-door meeting with his players before batting practice, herding them into the video room across from his office. Never claiming to have all the answers, he merely tried to find a few solutions.

But what is a manager supposed to do when his starting pitcher can't get out of the second inning and his team falls b...