ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joey Rickard hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the Baltimore Orioles, boosted by three home runs, beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-5 Sunday.
Caleb Joseph, Trey Mancini and Jonathan Schoop homered for the Orioles.
It was 5-all when Joseph opened the ninth with his third hit, a single off Alex Colome (1-3). Rickard put the Orioles ahead, Schoop was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and Adam Jones added a sacrifice fly.
Brad Brach (2-1) earned the win with two innings of shutout relief.