Seattle Mariners defeat Baltimore Orioles, 4-1

There have been several differences between the Jeremy Guthrie of 2009 and the pitcher who emerged as the Orioles' ace and one of the American League's most consistent hurlers last year.

The most glaring, though, cost him again Wednesday night in a 4-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners in front of an announced 12,770.

Coming off his shortest outing as a big leaguer and a week of preparation in which he was "out of whack," Guthrie said he felt as good on the mound Wednesda...

LOPEZ LAUNCHES A PAIR

Orioles starter Jeremy Guthrie has been very vulnerable to the home run ball this season, coming into Wednesday's game having given up 14 in his first 67 1/3 innings of work. Obviously, Mariners second baseman Jose Lopez got the memo, as he hammered a pair of homers to account for much of the Seattle attack.

ROBERTS BUSTING OUT?

Brian Roberts came back from the recent West Coast trip in a 2-for-26 slump, but seems to be breaking out of it at ...