Talk about a ninth-inning meltdown.
After getting out of jam after jam for eight innings, the O's pitching staff, living on the edge, toppled over the edge in the top of the ninth.
Alfredo Simon, who had been five for five in save chances, came on to try and preserve a 2-0 win for Brian Matusz.
With one out, he gave up a single, walk and RBI single to Shin-Soo Choo to cut the O's lead to 2-1. Then he made a huge mistake, serving up a fat 0-2 pitch that Austin Kearns hit out to left for a...