Baltimore Orioles defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 8-3

Orioles manager Dave Trembley took the ball from pitcher Radhames Liz last night, patted him a few times on the shoulder and said, "Nice going, nice going."

It was a kind and heartfelt send-off for a rookie whose confidence appeared to show some cracks after his most recent start, and who did enough in his return to warrant a little love.

Melvin Mora's bases-loaded single in the fifth inning delivered two runs and broke a tie, and Liz improved on two straight poor ou...

A recap of the Orioles' 8-3 victory over the Blue Jays last night:

Mora surging

The All-Star break certainly did Orioles veteran third baseman Melvin Mora some good. Since play resumed Thursday, Mora is 8-for-19 with three home runs, nine RBIs, five runs and two walks in five games. He got the big hit last night, breaking a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the fifth inning with a two-out, two-run single with the bases loaded. He finished 2-for-4 and has raised his average 10...