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The Orioles scored four in the sixth to go up 6-1 over the Indians.

The big blow came off the bat of Miguel Tejada, and it followed a curious decision by Cleveland Indians manager Manny Acta.

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The Orioles had runners at second and third with one out, Nick Markakis up and Justin Masterson had thrown over 100 pitches.

Lefty Aaron Laffey was warming up but Acta decided to intentionally walk Markakis, load the bases and keep Masterson in to face Miguel Tejada.

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It was the high-percentage move. But it was curious since there are few people in baseball who know Tejada and his clutch ability more than Acta.

The two are close friends; Acta has always been a big supporter of Tejada. He managed him on the Dominican World Baseball Classic team.

And Acta challenged Tejada, who singled up the middle to drive in two and spur the rally.

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