Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - The Orioles used a five-run fifth inning to
surge past the Cleveland Indians, 7-3, in the finale of a four-game set at
Camden Yards on Thursday to split the series.
Miguel Gonzalez (6-3) pitched an effective 6 2/3 innings, surrendering three
runs on nine hits with a career-high tying nine strikeouts. Gonzalez is a
perfect 4-0 at Camden Yards and the Orioles are undefeated in his seven home
Ryan Flaherty finished 2-for-3 with two runs batted in while Nick Markakis,
Chris Davis, Matt Wieters and J.J. Hardy each recorded an RBI for the Orioles,
who won for just the second time in their last seven games.
Corey Kluber (6-5), who snapped a three-game winning streak, was dinged for
seven runs -- six earned -- on 11 hits, tying a season-high, in just 4 2/3
Mike Aviles and Lonnie Chisenhall each connected for solo shots for the
Indians, who visit AL Central foe Chicago on Friday to begin a four-game
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