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Brian Bass took a no-hitter into the fifth inning against one of the best teams in baseball, and the Tampa Bay Rays still had no hits when Bass went in to ice his arm in the Orioles trainers room

Bass retired the first two batters in the fifth and then walked the bases loaded before manager Dave Trembley came out and got him. I'm pretty sure Dave will say it wasn't a hard decision, since Bass had thrown 73 pitches and more than half of them (37) were not strikes.

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Of course, Randor Bierd came on and immediately gave up a two-run single. Such is life, especially in the Orioles bullpen right now.

Rays prospect David Price also took no-hitter into the fifth, but just gave up back-to-back singles to Ramon Hernandez and Lou Montanez to load the bases with no one out.

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