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Leading 6-0 after two innings, Orioles sweat out 6-5 win over Rays
Leading 6-0 after two innings, Orioles sweat out 6-5 win over Rays

The second game of the regular season is usually when reality sets in. The euphoria of the season opener is gone, there are more empty seats in the stands and teams begin to realize the monotony of the 162-game schedule ahead of them. And even though the Orioles jumped out to an early six-run lead on the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night -- scripting the makings of a lopsided affair -- they would need every effort to pull out a 6-5 victory in front of an announced 13,906 at Tropicana Field that included just 11 combined hits but took 3 hours, 22 minutes to complete. Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen didn’t make it out of the fifth inning, posting his shortest outing since last June. And...

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