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Indians rookie Jeanmar Gomez hands Orioles manager Buck Showalter first road loss 4-1

Rookie Jeanmar Gomez remained unbeaten and the Cleveland Indians defeated Baltimore 4-1 on Thursday night, handing Buck Showalter his first road loss as manager.Gomez (3-0) gave up one run and six hits over six innings, leaving after Adam Jones led off the seventh with a bunt single. The 22-year-old native of Venezuela struck out three without a walk in his fourth career start to beat veteran Kevin Millwood (2-12).Baltimore, seeking a season-high fifth win in a row, dropped to 8-2 with Showalter. The Orioles failed to get their first three-game sweep in Cleveland since April 10-12, 1987, and Showalter fell a game short of matching the team record for best start by a manager. Davey Johnson began 9-1 in 1996.Michael Brantley tied a career high with four hits and Trevor Crowe drove in two runs as Cleveland broke a four-game losing streak and won for only the third time in its last 12 home games.Rafael Perez pitched two perfect innings of relief and Chris Perez worked the ninth for his 14t...

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  4. Johnny Monell hits 3-run homer to lead Orioles over Twins 11-5

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  5. Derek Jeter extends hitless streak to 9 at-bats in Yankees' 3-2 loss over Orioles.

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    Corey Patterson had just been doubled off first base on a short fly to center. When he reached the top step of the Baltimore Orioles dugout, manager Buck Showalter w...

  2. Buehrle shoots for third win in as many starts in finale against O's

    (SportsNetwork.com) - Mark Buehrle goes after his third win in as many starts on Sunday when the Toronto Blue Jays close out a three-game series with the Baltimore O...

  3. Braun, Cruz and Peralta start anew following suspensions from Biogenesis investigation

    Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Ori...

  4. Tigers put perfect record on the line in capper with O's

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Tigers will try to remain unbeaten and will have their opening-day starter, Justin Verlander, on the hill Sunday in the finale of a...

  5. Red Sox, Orioles play rubber match at Camden Yards

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox try to make it two straight wins on Thursday when they play the rubber match of their three-game season-opening set against ...

  6. Buck Showalter goes after Joe Girardi

    How well do you read lips? If you do, you're bound to catch some choice words from Monday night's confrontation between Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter and ...

  7. Orioles stay unbeaten under Buck Showalter by beating White Sox 2-1 in 10 innings

    Adam Jones singled in the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles extended their unbeaten run under new manager Buck Showalter with a...

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