Oakland Athletics defeat Baltimore Orioles, 9-1

At least he didn't give up any home runs.

Jeremy Guthrie, who entered his latest start tied for the major league lead with 27 home runs allowed, kept the ball in the ballpark Monday, but very few of the balls were hit anywhere near his Orioles teammates.

The Oakland Athletics, last in the American League in batting average and third to last in runs, pounded Guthrie for 11 hits and five runs in just 4 2/3 innings in a 9-1 throttling of the reeling Orioles in front of ...