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Did you expect anything different?

The Orioles went down on a total of eight pitches in the top of the first inning as Blue Jays left-hander Ricky Romero retired Julio Lugo on a strikeout and then Miguel Tejada and Nick Markakis on groundouts. Tejada swung at the first pitch.

Kevin Millwood then took the mound in the bottom of the first and served up a three-run homer to Jose Bautista, the major league home run leader with 29. Fred Lewis led off the game with a single that Tejada should have probably fielded at third, and then Yunel Escobar hit a line single to left field. Bautista then deposited a 1-0 belt-high fastball into the left-field seats.

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Millwood has allowed at least two runs in the first inning in 10 of his 11 starts and a total of 31 first-inning runs during that span.

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