Here are some of the eye-popping numbers from Friday's 5-4 loss to the Rays in 18 innings: The teams combined to use a major-league record 21 pitchers. … They combined for 593 pitches; 301 by the Rays. … There were 144 combined plate appearances. … The Rays had never played in a six-hour game or won one after 14 innings. Their longest game, innings-wise, had been 16, done twice. … It was the second-longest game this season, 12 minutes shorter than the Arizona at Philadelphia game on Aug. 24 that also lasted 18 innings. … The Orioles are 3-2-1 in games that last at least 18 innings in their history. Their last 18-inning game was Sept. 18, 2012. … The Orioles' previous longest game, time-wise, was six hours and 15 minutes on July 2, 2004 at Philadelphia. … The only big league game in Orioles' modern-day franchise history that was longer than Friday's, innings-wise, was a 7-5 victory over the Washington Senators at Memorial Stadium on June 4, 1967 that lasted 19 innings. Andy Etchebarren won the game with a two-run homer after twice failing to lay down a sacrifice bunt.