Pittsburgh Pirates defeat Baltimore Orioles, 5-4

A recap of the Orioles' 5-4 loss to the Pirates yesterday: Battling to the end It wouldn't be an Orioles game without a comeback.

They were down to their last out, trailing 4-2, when Brian Roberts hit an opposite-field, two-run homer off Pirates closer Matt Capps to tie the score. Capps has blown three of his past four save opportunities, but he got the win yesterday after Adam LaRoche singled off George Sherrill to bring home Jason Bay in the 10th. Bay led off the i...

It was set up for the perfect ending to a thrilling weekend. With the Orioles down to their last out, leadoff hitter Brian Roberts drove Matt Capps' pitch into the left-field seats for a two-run home run to tie the score.

A third straight Orioles comeback victory was one swing away, but it never came. Instead, the Pittsburgh Pirates got to closer George Sherrill for a second straight day and avoided a series sweep with a 5-4 win over the Orioles in 10 innings before an ...

Once again, Sunday became a day of unrest for the Orioles.

They rallied to force extra innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday but lost in the 10th when Adam LaRoche poked a run-scoring single off Orioles left-hander George Sherrill. Adam Jones struck out for the third time to end the game - and continue a strange and inexplicable trend.

The Orioles have lost 10 straight Sunday games after winning their first one in April. And once again, the loss prevented ...