Found August 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
BALTIMORE – The Orioles didn’t get a base runner until the fourth and needed two more innings for a base hit, at which point they trailed Boston by two runs. No problem. Mark Reynolds sparked a five-run sixth inning with a key two-run double, and Miguel Gonzalez threw six solid innings to lead the Orioles to a 5-3 victory over the Red Sox Wednesday night. The Orioles often have rallied for victories this season and played well in close games. This win made them a combined 40-17 in one- and two-run games, and this team now has real confidence. “I feel like we just don’t give up,” said Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy. “We know that at any point we can go out there and score runs even if we haven’t scored in the first four innings. We know we can go out there and put a five-spot up in one inning. I don’t know, I just think we don’t give up.” That’s what happened in this game. Boston starter Aaron Cook threw three perfect innings and carried a no-hitter into the sixth, befuddling...
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