Baltimore Orioles defeat Minnesota Twins, 4-1

GETTING WET The game's originally-scheduled first pitch was delayed 42 minutes after the rains hit before the game.

The Orioles and Twins were able to play 1 1/2 innings before the tarp was applied again with one out in the bottom of the second. The two teams sat through a 40-minute delay before the game re-started. This time, they were able to make it into the top of the fourth before crew chief Randy Marsh called for the tarp after Mark Hendrickson had thrown two pitc...

Losers of nine of their past 11, the Orioles were hoping to right the ship when they got home Wednesday from a difficult road trip.

They didn't know they'd actually need an ark by the end of Wednesday night.

Surviving three rain delays of two hours and 49 minutes, the Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins, 4-1, in a game that was finally, mercifully called with two outs and one Twin on in the top of the sixth.

The game was delayed 42 minutes before the first pitch, 40 ...