Oakland Athletics defeat Baltimore Orioles, 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. -- As it turns out, the Orioles' 15-hit performance in a loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday was not a breakout.

After last night, it looked more like an aberration.

The Orioles were shut down by Oakland Athletics rookie Dana Eveland and three relievers for eight innings. They tied the game in the ninth on Ramon Hernandez's RBI groundout, but then lost it in the 10th as Emil Brown hit an RBI single off Jim Johnson, giving the A's a 2-1 victory befor...

A recap of the Orioles' 2-1 loss to the Athletics last night:


With men on first and second and one out in the seventh inning, Orioles manager Dave Trembley pulled starter Garrett Olson in favor of Matt Albers. He did his job, retiring Bobby Crosby on a flyout. Then Trembley summoned Jamie Walker, who allowed two straight infield singles, the last by Rajai Davis with the bases loaded to break a scoreless tie. The Orioles had a chance to tie the game in the...