Atlanta Braves defeat Baltimore Orioles, 7-2

In one of his rare public admissions of frustration, Orioles manager Dave Trembley said before Friday's series opener against the Atlanta Braves that he is worn out by having to answer the same questions and wishes everybody would just "turn the page."

But Trembley has been around the game long enough to know that simply won't happen until his team does the same and finds a way to break an offensive slump that has put a stranglehold on its season.

The Orioles had the...

THREE AND DONE

Adam Jones' at-bat in the sixth inning crystallized the Orioles' recent offensive struggles. Trailing 4-2, the Orioles had finally knocked Braves rookie right-hander Tommy Hanson out of the game. They had the bases loaded and two outs and one of their best hitters at the plate. But Atlanta reliever Peter Moylan, who entered the game with a 5.09 ERA, needed just three pitches to strike out Jones. That kept Hanson, who allowed 14 base runners in 5 2/3 innin...