I'll say this about Jake Arrieta. He was pretty good tonight at controlling the damage. After allowing three runs in a 35-pitch first inning against the Kansas City Royals, Arrieta didn't allow another run over the next 3 1/3 despite having aat least one baserunner on in every inning.
Arrieta allowed three runs on six hits and a career-high five walks in 4 1/3, but he will get a no decisions as the Orioles just tied the game in the top of the sixth on Luke Scott's sacrifice fly.
Center fielder Adam Jones made a diving catch in the second inning to save Arrieta a run. The Orioles had the bases loaded and one out in the third and Arrieta struck out Alex Gordon and retired Yuniesky Betancourt on a comebacker. In the fourth, Arrieta fanned Billy Butler with a man in scoring position.
He then exited the game in the fifth with runners on the corners and one out. Jason Berken, who hadn't pitched in six games, then got Gordon to hit into an inning-ending double play, sparing Arrieta's ERA more damage.