Nick Hagadone

Bud Norris allows one run in 7IP to lead the Orioles to 7-2 win over the Indians

Bud Norris allows one run in 7IP to lead the Orioles to 7-2 win over the Indians

CLEVELAND — Two days into the final month of the baseball season, the bats are back — and so are the smiles — in the Orioles clubhouse.

Opening their three-game series in Cleveland on Monday, Indians right-hander Justin Masterson was pulled in the second inning with rib-cage soreness, forcing Cleveland to fill eight innings minus their ace.

The Orioles jumped on the Indians bullpen early and right-hander Bud Norris recorded the win as he led the Orioles to a 7-2 victory over Cleveland in front of an announced 15,020 at Progressive Field.

After opening their road trip losing four of five and back-to-back series in Boston and New York, the Orioles are 2...

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