Standing still, O's slip past Blue Jays

Hit batsman, walk and wild pitch fuel rally in 8th inning

Orioles 7 Blue Jays 5

O's take a stand, top Jays

June 09, 2006|By ROCH KUBATKO | ROCH KUBATKO,SUN REPORTER

The rookie left fielder didn't move out of the way of a split-fingered fastball. The second baseman, emerging from his slump, didn't swing at the last pitch he saw.

The Orioles accomplished a lot in the eighth inning last night by doing very little. Some players let the game come to them. The opponent's mistakes will do the same.

Orioles@Twins Tonight, 8:10, Ch. 13, 1090 AM Starters: Orioles' Rodrigo Lopez (4-7, 6.75) vs. Twins' Brad Radke (4-7, 6.42)

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