Kevin Gregg allowed a one-out single, double and then intentionally walked David Ortiz. Adrian Gonzalez broke the 5-5 tie with a sacrifice fly and Will Middlebrooks added a RBI single to give the Red Sox a two-run lead.
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis slammed a ball off the second-deck facade in right field at Nationals Park to give the Orioles a one-run lead in the 10th inning on Friday night. It was his seventh home run of the season and second extra-base hit of the game.
Orioles designated hitter Chris Davis pitched two scoreless innings as the O's beat the Red Sox in 17 innings. Adam Jones' three-run homer in the 17th gave the Orioles a 9-6 edge over Boston and their first series sweep at Fenway Park since 1994.
In Friday's 5-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics, Orioles starter Jake Arrieta stumbled early and couldn't pitch deep, the second consecutive time he has failed to get through the sixth. But it was plate umpire Jeff Kellogg's tackle of a fan that was the biggest hit of the night.
Over the past three nights, the Orioles bullpen might have had its finest moments of this young season. Without closer Jim Johnson, who spent the last three nights hospitalized with flu-like symptoms and a bacterial infection, the other relievers sparkled in his absence.
The boos that Orioles reliever Kevin Gregg received when he was introduced Sunday afternoon at the Rogers Centre actually seemed to be a decibel level higher than the ones he received from Orioles fans on Opening Day.
Brian Matusz saw his one-run lead crumble and then watch from the dugout as the Blue Jays rocked reliever Kevin Gregg in a seven-run sixth inning, handing the Orioles an ugly 9-2 defeat at the Rogers Centre.
Orioles second baseman Robert Andino said his spat with Yankees catcher Russell Martin on Monday was a misunderstanding. Andino said he wasn't worried about possible retaliation from New York pitchers.