For the Orioles, it was their most lopsided win of the year. They beat Cleveland 8-1 behind Jeremy Guthrie. Guthrie beat the organization that drafted him in the first round in 2002 and is now 2-0 in two career starts vs. Cleveland. After giving up a first-inning run, he retired 16 batters in a row and on the night gave up just two hits and one run over eight innings. He threw 113 pitches and is now 2-4, 4.13 on the season. He has recorded six quality starts among his eight outings.
Jeremy Guthrie gets a pie to the face after the Birds' 8-1 win over ClevelandCorey Patterson had three hits while Miguel Tejada drove in three runs and Luke Scott continued his recent hot streak, going 3 for 5 with two RBI. The O's are now 12-24 on the year, 3-2 vs. the AL Central, 7-9 at home and 10-8 over the last 18 games.