Chicago White Sox defeat Baltimore Orioles, 4-3

They got into a handshake line to celebrate one victory, and with the way this homestand has gone, that automatically qualified yesterday as a good day for the Orioles.

It took 120 days for the Orioles to finally close out their rain-suspended April 28 game against the Chicago White Sox, but it was worth the wait as they earned a 4-3 victory that featured Lou Montanez's tiebreaking 14th-inning RBI single and Rocky Cherry's first major league save.

They couldn't build...

Some firsts:: In the resumption of the April 28 suspended game, which the Orioles won in the 14th, Alberto Castillo earned his first major league win and Rocky Cherry his first career save. It was the first time Orioles pitchers achieved those milestones in the same game since July 2, 2004, when Eddy Rodriguez (win) and Daniel Cabrera (save) did it in a 16-inning, 7-6 win at Philadelphia.

A balkfest:: Both starting pitchers in the second game committed balks. The Oriole...

Orioles right-hander Daniel Cabrera was examined by a team doctor yesterday to see whether his drop in velocity and overall ineffectiveness are related to any physical issues.

Cabrera, who did not want to talk to reporters about his health, met with team orthopedist Dr. John Wilckens yesterday afternoon.

"Dr. Wilckens doesn't seem to think there is a problem," Orioles manager Dave Trembley said after the evening's first game. "I believe he'll have an MRI [on his righ...