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For second straight day, Orioles' comeback falls short in 6-5 loss to Phillies

For second straight day, Orioles' comeback falls short in 6-5 loss to Phillies

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was roughed up for four runs over two innings in his second spring start as the club lost, 6-5, to the Philadelphia Phillies at Ed Smith Stadium in front of an announced 7,010. After seven straight wins, the Orioles (9-4) have dropped back-to-back Grapefruit League games. Pitching against the same team Jimenez dominated in his first outing -- he retired all six batters he faced in an extremely proficient outing -- the 30-year-old struggled from the start. The Phillies loaded the bases just four batters into the game. After Jimenez yielded a leadoff single to Ben Revere, he issued walks to Freddy Galvis and Ryan Howard. Despite a...

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