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Mark Hendrickson is on the hook for the loss in Sunday's game after allowing three runs and seven hits in five-plus innings.

But give the veteran lefty credit. The Orioles couldn't have asked much more from a guy who hasn't thrown more than 2 1/3 innings this season.

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Hendrickson was called on to make the spot start in place of David Hernandez, who is experiencing shoulder discomfort.

Hendrickson didn't walk anyone and struck out two. He threw 59 pitches, and 40 were for strikes. His previous high for pitches this season was 33, and that was in his first game of the season on April 9.

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His only true mistake was a two-run homer to Matt LaPorta in the fifth.

Meanwhile, the Orioles have outhit the Indians through six innings, 8-7. Yet they have left six men on base and are 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position.

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