Baltimore Orioles defeat Houston Astros, 6-5

The at-bat lasted nine pitches and ended with Melvin Mora standing on second base, pumping both fists and yelling.

On a night when Miguel Tejada returned to Camden Yards, the Houston Astros got a firsthand look at the resilience the Orioles have showed all season.

His team trailing by a run, Mora ripped a two-out, two-run double in the eighth inning off Astros closer Jose Valverde, the big hit in the Orioles' 6-5 victory before an announced 21,535 last night at Camde...

A recap of the Orioles' 6-5 win over the Astros last night:

Mora delivers

Melvin Mora stood at the plate in the eighth inning with two runners on, two outs and the Astros leading, 5-4. He was facing Astros closer Jose Valverde, who was pumping 97 mph fastballs at the Orioles. Mora kept fouling them off, and the count remained full. With the remains of an announced 21,535 raising the noise level at Camden Yards, Mora drove another fastball, the ninth pitch of the at-b...