Brian Matusz threw 35 of his 62 pitches for strikes on Sunday. (Frank Gunn/AP)
By Erika Gilbert / MLB.com
Making his second Major League start, young southpaw Brian Matusz gave up five runs on seven hits and two walks in 2 2/3 innings as the Orioles dropped the series finale. Cesar Izturis and Melvin Mora each had two hits and one RBI.
BATTING 2B: Izturis, C (8, Halladay). TB: Scott; Andino; Izturis, C 3; Jones,
Ad; Mora 2; Markakis; Pie. RBI: Scott (56), Izturis, C (19), Mora (29). 2-out
RBI: Mora. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Scott; Reimold. GIDP:
Jones, Ad, Wieters, Pie. Team RISP: 3-for-10. Team LOB: 6.
Andino (3, 2nd base off Halladay/Barajas).
BATTING 2B: Scutaro (33, Ray). HR: Millar (6, 2nd inning off Matusz, 0 on,
0 out), Scutaro (10, 3rd inning off Matusz, 1 on, 0 out), Wells, V (12, 3rd inning off Matusz, 1 on, 2 out). TB:
Wells, V 5; Scutaro 8; Rios, A 2; Millar 6; Encarnacion; Bautista; Hill, A. RBI: Millar 2 (27), Scutaro
2 (49), Wells, V 3 (47). 2-out RBI: Wells, V 2. Runners left in scoring position,
2 out: Hill, A. GIDP: Barajas, Encarnacion. Team RISP: 4-for-7. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Bautista (4, 2nd base off Matusz/Wieters). CS:
Hill, A (2, 2nd base by Matusz/Wieters).
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