BALTIMORE (AP) - Kevin Millar singled in the game-winning run in
the 10th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles handed the Houston
Astros their seventh straight loss, 2-1 on Wednesday night.
It was the fourth straight one-run game for the Orioles, three
of them victories. Baltimore is 17-10 in one-run games compared to
13-31 last year.
With one out in the 10th, Melvin Mora singled off Jose Valverde
(4-2). Aubrey Huff hit an opposite-field single to left to put
runners on the corners for Millar, who bounced a single up the
middle. Baltimore was 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position
before Millar delivered.
Chad Bradford (3-2) pitched two scoreless innings for the
Lance Berkman hit his 20th home run and had two of Houston's