Lee drives in two, then gives one back

After a promising start to this series - Derrek Lee gave the Orioles a somewhat rare first inning lead with a two-run triple - the Orioles now trail Boston 5-2 in the top of fifth.

Lee’s two-run triple in the first gave him 10 RBIs over his last 10 games and was his first triple since August 17,2009 when he was a Cub.

Brad Bergesen retired the first six batters on just 22 pitches, but gave up three runs in the second and two in the third inning.

The Red Sox put together five hits in the second and recieved a big boost on a Lee error in the third. With two men on and one out, a Marco Scutaro grounder went through his legs for an error and 4-2 lead.

It was possibly an inning-ending double play ball that instead the O’s got no outs on. A sac fly followed and the lead grew to 5-2.

Boston has won six in a row this year against the Orioles.

Meanwhile, Tim Wakefield, who has an ERA of 6.38 his past three starts, has given up just one hit since Lee’s triple in the first and has retired the side in order in the third and fourth.

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