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The Orioles had runners on first and second with no outs in the top of the fourth today and Justin Duchscherer got out of it in four pitches. Luke Scott, who left two men on in the first inning, swung at the first pitch and grounded into a double play. Nolan Reimold then flied out.

That leaves the Orioles 1-for-40 (.025) with runners in scoring position and two outs and 10-for-81 (.123) overall with runners in scoring position.

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The A's, of course, just got a clutch two-out hit as Adam Rosales blasted an RBI double off Jeremy Guthrie to give Oakland a 1-0 lead after four. Rosales now has five RBIs, which is more than every Oriole except third baseman Miguel Tejada, who has seven runs batted in.

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