And you were expecting....

Not anything else to say about this one. It ended like countless other games I've seen at the Metrodome over the years. The Twins hang around and hang around and find a way to pull that ugly rug out from under you.

If you've been reading the past few entries, you know that I knew this was the way it was going to go down, and the moment Michael Cuddyer reached on that ball off Brian Roberts' glove in the bottom of the ninth, I had the same bad feeling you did. The Orioles squandered at least four runs in this game and they were suddenly a walk and scratch hit from a walkoff loss.

It's almost better that it wasn't a cheap hit. Delmon Young had a great night at the plate and he topped if off with an opposite-field line drive to score Cuddyer with the winning run. Kam Mickolio was going to blink sooner or later, but he's going to toss and turn all night after getting both Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau to open the ninth and couldn't get that third out.

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