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Ubaldo Jimenez struggles, benches clear as Orioles lose, 11-1, to Oakland Athletics
Ubaldo Jimenez struggles, benches clear as Orioles lose, 11-1, to Oakland Athletics

The Orioles were schooled Sunday afternoon in an 11-1 rout at Camden Yards by an Oakland Athletics team that boasts the best record in the American League. And if this series were a barometer to gauge where the Orioles measured up against the high-flying Athletics, the test ended in ugly fashion. Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was wildly inefficient, lasting just 2 1/3 innings. He left his shortest outing of the season after giving up six runs in the third inning. The Orioles issued a season-high 11 walks, the most they’ve allowed in nearly six years. Their hitters were silenced by Athletics left-hander Scott Kazmir, who allowed just four hits over seven shutout innings. All of that...

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