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Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz didn't deserve to get the win in this game, even though Terry Francona gave him more than an adequate opportunity to squeeze a "W" out of a rocky performance in which he came within a run of blowing a seven-run lead before the Sox exploded on the Orioles bullpen.

All Buchholz had to do was get through the fifth without coming unraveled again to position himself for the victory, but he gave up Adam Jones' 18th home run, then walked Nick Markakis and gave up a single to Aubrey Huff to exhaust the patience of his manager.

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If you're an O's fan, it's probably hard to fathom the fact that your team has scored seven runs in four-plus innings and only needs seven more to tie the game.

Instant update: If you're keeping score at home, Ty Wigginton just hit into the Orioles sixth double play in their last nine innings. I'm actually kind of impressed.

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