Tribe Falls in Ten

Nick Markakis singled in the winning run in the bottom of the tenth inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 3-to-2 comeback victory over the Cleveland Indians.

Jay Payton homered and scored the decisive run for the Orioles as they snapped a four-game losing streak. Markakis drove in the final two runs for Baltimore.

Casey Blake homered for the Indians who saw their four-game winning streak end. Cleveland had won ten of eleven and was 3-and-0 in extra innings.

Chris Ray worked two innings to cap a fine performance by the Baltimore bullpen, which retired 12 of 15 batters.

Indians starter Paul Byrd allowed one run and six hits in six and two-thirds innings. He left with a 2-to-1 lead, but the bullpen lost the advantage.