Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Nick Markakis and Adam Jones hit back-to-back
homers to highlight a four-run fourth inning as the Baltimore Orioles downed
the Oakland Athletics 7-3, in the third installment of a four-game set at The
Nate McLouth went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI, while Chris Davis and
J.J. Hardy added one RBI apiece for the Orioles, who will go for the four-game
sweep on Sunday.
Chris Tillman (1-1) gave up two runs on seven hits while striking out seven
over six frames. Jim Johnson battled out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth to
earn his 10th save of the season.
Josh Donaldson went 4-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI and Josh Reddick
drove in a run for the A's, losers in eight of their last nine games.
A.J. Griffin (2-2) was tagged for four runs on five hits while striking out
seven over seven frames.
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