The Orioles tough road trip continued in Boston, and like umpteen times before, the first game of the series ended in a loss.
When all was said and done, Baltimore lost to Boston, 3-1. Despite the loss, Nolan Reimold had a good night with a perfect night at the plate, going for 3-for-3 with a run scored; while Nick Markakis had 2 hits. Right now, in seven games on their current journey since the All-Star break, the Orioles have only won once. Is the swoon beginning much sooner than expected?
Meanwhile, Boston -- who now trail the Yankees by 2 1/2 games for supremacy in the American League East -- snapped a five game losing streak.
Well, the Orioles had the bases loaded in the ninth against the Red Sox's Jonathan Papelbon as he gave up back-to-back singles to Adam Jones and Nick Markakis; thereafter, he gave up a one-out walk to Nolan Reimold before fanning both Luke Scott and Melvin Mora to end the contest.Baltimore's Brad Bergesen (6-5) pitched well, but took the loss...
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