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Tampa Bay scores three runs in the eighth to beat the Orioles, 3-0, in series opener
Tampa Bay scores three runs in the eighth to beat the Orioles, 3-0, in series opener

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Orioles manager Buck Showalter has been coy in recent days about the availability of his late-inning arms, but before Friday night’s series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, he disclosed that five of his relievers wouldn’t be available. Later Friday, that would put the fate of a scoreless game in the hands of recently recalled relievers who joined the club when rosters expanded earlier this week. And the Orioles bullpen, devoid of many of the arms they would turn to in a tight game, allowed three runs in the eighth inning of an eventual 3-0 before an announced 14,632 at Tropicana Field. Orioles right-hander Ryan Webb, who...

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