Pitcher Pauley perfect

Well, since the final batter of the first inning.

David Pauley has retired 10 straight Orioles since hitting Adam Jones with one out in the first. Felix Pie bounced into a double play to end the inning, and Pauley has retired the side in order in the second, third and fourth.

No joke.

The Mariners increased their lead to 5-2 in the fifth. No. 9 hitter Josh Wilson led off the inning with a single and Ichiro Suzuki followed with an RBI double. He took third when Nick Markakis bobbled the ball, and scored on Chone Figgins’ sacrifice fly.

Felix Pie’s throw was off-line or Ichiro might have been out. Matt Wieters tried unsuccessfully to make a lunging tag.

Guthrie had allowed four earned runs total in his last four starts.

Down on the farm, Billy Rowell hit his 10th home run for Single-A Frederick. He’s driven in two runs, giving him 49 RBIs.

Brian Conley, a 17th-round pick in 2008 out of Towson University, hit his first Carolina League home run after moving up from Single-A Delmarva.

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