Baltimore Orioles defeat Philadelphia Phillies, 6-5

Not a good start It isn't easy to get six base runners during the first two innings and not score, but the Orioles managed that feat Saturday against Phillies left-hander J.A. Happ.

They had four runners in the first inning alone. The Orioles left a season-high 14 on base by the end of the seventh inning. Through seven, they had 13 hits and five walks but had just three runs.

Stopped in seven

Orioles starter Brad Bergesen allowed a two-out single in the second inn...

PHILADELPHIA - -With the Orioles one strike away from a potentially demoralizing loss, Brian Roberts was just trying to put the ball in play in the ninth inning against Philadelphia Phillies reliever Ryan Madson.

The Orioles' leadoff man hadn't hit a homer in nearly a month. He entered Saturday's game with just two hits in his past 19 at-bats, so there was no point in thinking too ambitiously as he got into the batter's box. Watching the at-bat unfold from the dugout, O...