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Error starts a rally: : With the game tied at 2 in the seventh, Gabe Gross hit a routine grounder to Brian Roberts, who bobbled it and couldn't make a throw. Two batters later, Gross scored the go-ahead run on Jason Bartlett's double off Rocky Cherry. The Rays scored another run in the seventh when Cherry walked Carlos Pena with the bases loaded. Both runs were unearned.

A no-hit departure: : Orioles starter Brian Bass left in the fifth after facing 18 batters and allowing no hits. In his third major league start, Bass retired 11 straight to begin the game and 14 of 15 before giving up three walks - one intentional - with two outs in the fifth. Tying a career high of 73 pitches thrown, Bass was pulled for reliever Randor Bierd, who immediately gave up a two-run single and the shutout.

Nice debut: : Left-hander David Price, the No. 1 pick in the 2007 draft, made his first big league start and matched Bass early on. He pitched four shutout innings, not allowing a hit until the fifth. He allowed one earned run in 5 1/3 innings.

Bedeviled by the Rays: : The Rays have won 12 of 15 against the Orioles this season. It's the first time the Rays have beaten one opponent 12 times in one year and the first time since 2003 they have won the season series.

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