Detroit Tigers defeat Baltimore Orioles, 5-1
This time, there was no one-run loss to lament.
It wasn't one at-bat or one pitch that resulted in another Sunday defeat, continuing a streak that grows more confounding by the week.
The Orioles were simply overpowered by a talented young pitcher who was on top of his game. On a steamy afternoon at Camden Yards, right-hander Justin Verlander finished one out shy of a complete game, limiting the Orioles to three hits in the Detroit Tigers' 5-1 victory before an announced...
A recap of the Orioles' 5-1 loss to the Tigers yesterday:
Done in the sixth
Orioles starter Brian Burres was the victim of another high pitch count and left after 5 1/3 innings. He threw 108 pitches, the last one resulting in a bloop single by Ryan Raburn that extended Detroit's lead to 3-1. Burres surrendered a two-out, solo home run to Magglio Ordonez in the third inning to lose a 1-0 lead, and Marcus Thames wrapped a ball around the left-field foul pole with one o...