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Brian Matusz was given a 1-0 lead on Adam Jones' single in the bottom of the first, and he couldn't even get a second out before giving it up.

Heck, he couldn't even get out of the second inning. It was another discouraging start for the rookie left-hander, who was bounced from the game in the second after giving up six runs on five hits, two walks and a hit batsman. He lasted just 1 2/3 innings, the shortest start of his young career.

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The big blow in the second inning was Yunel Escobar's grand slam on a 1-0 fastball that was clocked at just 88 mph on the radar gun.

In two career starts against the Toronto Blue Jays, Matusz has allowed 11 earned runs in 4 1/3 innings.

Matusz now has a 5.21 ERA, and with the Orioles trailing 6-1, it appears that he'll fall to 3-10. Not exactly the numbers of a pitcher most pundits predicted would be in the thick of the American League Rookie of the Year race.

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