The Orioles blew a lead and the game. Their bullpen is still struggling. Aaron Hill's RBI double to right center scored Jose Bautista in the last of the 11th as Toronto beat the Orioles 6-5 Tuesday to hand the O's a 6th straight loss. Dennis Sarfate came on in the 11th and walked Bautista on a 3-2 pitch before Hill delivered his second RBI of the night and 100th on the year. The O's led 5-2 after seven innings. O's right hander Jim Johnson suffered another blown save as Toronto scored once in the last of the 9th to tie the Orioles 5-5.
Gary and Buck interview Dave Trembley after the O's 11-inning 6-5 lossJohnson came on to try and protect a 5-4 lead. After he got the first out of the inning, he allowed three straight singles to load the bases. Johnson then hit Bautista to tie the game. Brian Roberts went 3 for 5 with two RBI and a record-tying double for the Orioles. After Matt Wieters and Ty Wigginton knocked in runs in the 6th to break a 2-2 tie, Roberts' RBI double in the 7th make it 5-2. It was his 55th double, tying Lance Berkman's Major League record for most doubles in a season by a switch-hitter. Edwin Encarnacion hit two homers with 3 RBI for the Jays. His two-run shot in the 8th off Danys Baez pulled Toronto within 5-4. O's starter Mark Hendrickson pitched a season-high six innings, allowing four hits and two runs. He did not get a decision. Nick Markakis, in a 4 for 38 slump, did not play for the first time all year. The O's tied a season-high with their 6th loss in a row and are now 6-8 on the year vs. the Jays. Balt......5-15-0 Tor......6-11-0
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