It gets a little rocky early for Reyes (updated)

Jo-Jo was a man that gave up two runs in the top of the second inning. Feel free to sing the rest on your own.

After a 1-2-3 first inning on 16 pitches, Reyes gave up two runs in the second in his first Orioles start. Carlos Quentin hit a 390-foot homer and later Brent Morel, batting ninth, added an RBI single.

In 20 starts for Toronto, Reyes allowed three runs or less in nine of his outings. The Blue Jays scored three or fewer runs for him in 10 of those games.

Reyes has had two seasons end early due to injury. He had Tommy John season-ending elbow surgery in 2004 and right knee surgery that ended his year in July of 2010.

He went 41-23 with an ERA of 3.51 in 121 minor league games, making 114 starts and pitching 585 innings.

His mound opponent tonight, Baltimorean Gavin Floyd, is 2-0 with an ERA of 1.71 in three career Camden Yards starts.

Finally, your homers are overrated stat for tonight: The Orioles lead the majors with 83 homers since June 1. Their record is 20-39 since then.

Reyes now out: Reyes pitched four innings in his O’s starting debut. He gave up five hits and four runs (all earned) with two walks, no strikeouts and two homers allowed. He threw 69 pitches, 43 for strikes. Chris Jakubauskas came on to start the top of the fifth.

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