The Baltimore Orioles clinched their second series win today, shutting out the Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 in Camden Yards. It was the Orioles first shutout since April 19, 2008 against the Yankees.


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Melvin Mora hit his third career grand slam in the first inning off of the Ray’s rookie pitcher Jeff Niemann.

Jeremy Guthrie retired the first seven batters and pitched six shutout innings as the Orioles’ starter. He got the win and is 2-0 on the young season. The O’s have scored 16 runs in Guthrie’s two starts this season.

Guthrie pitched his way out of jam in the 4th inning. After giving up singles to Evan Longoria and Carlos Pena, Guthrie was able to get Burrell and Joyce to pop out and he struck out Navarro.

Nick Markakis went 2 for 5 with an RBI, his seventh on the year.

Matt Albers, Jamie Walker, and Chris Ray closed the game’s last three innings.

The O’s send Adam Eaton to the mound on Sunday in the final game of the series at 1:35 PM.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
BAL 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 9 0
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