The Orioles strand two runners in scoring position and immediately fall behind.
Who keeps replaying this movie?
A Nick Markakis single and Miguel Tejada double put runners on second and third with one out in the fourth inning. Those were the only hits off Cliff Lee, who finally looked vulnerable - or at least human.
Ty Wigginton, the team leader in home runs and RBIs, struck out swinging. Matt Wieters grounded to third.
Inning over. No runs.
David Hernandez takes his one-hit shutout into the fifth inning and serves up Ryan Langerhans’ first home run of the season. It came on his fourth pitch of the inning, a 92 mph fastball.
A bases-loaded walk to Chone Figgins with two outs has increased Seattle’s lead to 2-0. Hernandez issued an intentional walk to Ichiro Suzuki with first base open after retiring him twice on bouncers to the mound. It still seemed like the right move.
Update: It’s always a bad sign when the grounds crew moves behind the tarp. They’re in position right now. Another storm must be heading here fast.