Baltimore Orioles defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-2

BALTIMORE — Marco Scutaro nearly threw his glove to the ground, his disgust and frustration clearly evident.

The Red Sox shortstop had just made a bad throw past second base and into right field, as the Orioles scored two runs on a soft grounder. It’s unclear if the throw was a product of Scutaro’s balky right shoulder, but it was his second miscue of the game.

“I don’t have nothing to say,’’ Scutaro said after the 5-2 loss to the Orioles. “I just made a bad throw. Don’...

BALTIMORE—As the AL East race heads into September, the Baltimore Orioles aren't playing like a last-place team anymore and the Boston Red Sox no longer have the look of a contender.

Rookie Brian Matusz won his third consecutive start, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Josh Beckett and the fading Red Sox 5-2 on Tuesday night to cap a memorable first month under manager Buck Showalter.

Luke Scott hit his career-high 26th homer, had two RBIs and scored twice to help the O...