Brian Roberts reacts after being tagged out trying to steal second in the fourth. (Gail Burton/AP)
By Spencer Fordin / MLB.com
Moving Brian Roberts out of the leadoff spot for the first time in five years didn't provide the spark the O's had hoped for, as they were held to just one run -- on Roberts' RBI single. Other than a three-run fourth, Chris Tillman pitched well, but Baltimore couldn't stage a comeback.
BATTING 2B: Davis, C (11, Tillman). HR: Cruz, N (31, 6th inning off Tillman, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Davis, C 2; Andrus 2; Cruz, N 4; Rodriguez, I; Vizquel; Byrd 2. RBI: Byrd (67), Rodriguez, I (39), Davis, C 2 (44), Cruz, N (70). 2-out RBI: Rodriguez, I; Davis, C 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizquel; Byrd 2. Team RISP: 3-for-7. Team LOB:
BASERUNNING SB: Borbon (12, 2nd base off Meredith/Wieters). CS: Byrd (3, 2nd base by Tillman/Wieters).
FIELDING E: Davis, C (3, fielding). DP: (Feldman-Kinsler-Davis, C-Andrus).