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David Ross

Norris near flawless in O's win

BALTIMORE — Bud Norris' best outing of the season came at a good time for the Orioles. With Manny Machado earning national headlines for his actions over the weekend against Oakland, Baltimore seemed in need of a pick-me-up Monday, and Norris quieted Machado-gate for at least a day. Norris equaled the longest outing of his career and tossed eight scoreless innings, and the Orioles blanked Boston 4-0 at Camden Yards. The Orioles (32-30) held a team meeting before the game, and Machado said he apologized to his teammates for his actions in nearly igniting a brawl against the Atheltics. But Machado's mea culpa got a little boost, in the form of Norris. The right-hander...