A bizarre set of circumstances in Baltimore's
7-to-4 victory over Cleveland led to a run that was waved off in
the third inning being added to the Orioles' total three innings
Baltimore was leading 2-to-1 in the top of the third with Nick
Markakis on third base and Miguel Tejada on first and one out.
Ramon Hernandez lined out to center fielder Grady Sizemore Markakis
tagged up and headed for home. Tejada was thrown out trying to get
back to first.
It appeared Markakis crossed the plate well before Tejada was
called out at first, but plate umpire Marvin Hudson waved off the
Three innings afterward, the umpires reversed themselves and
allowed the run. The Indians played the game under protest.
Corey Patterson hit a two-run double in the eighth inning to
help the Orioles snap a five-game losing streak and end the
Indians' winning streak at six.