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Orioles 3, Diamondbacks 4

It was a night that started off with a pitchers' duel and ended with another walk-off home run, this time in extra innings.

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This one felt like a "Who will blink first?" pitchers' duel in the early innings. Knowing the Diamondbacks' offense of late, I can't say the mood in the gameday thread was particularly optimistic. Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez had a perfect game through the first 11 batters. It was broken up in the 4th inning by a two-out single from Paul Goldschmidt. Randall Delgado would get the second hit off of Gonzalez in the 6th inning.

Delgado was keeping up as well as he could, facing just one batter over the minimum through the first three innings. In the Orioles' half of the 4th inning, Delgado gave up a one-out walk, followed shortly thereafter by a two-out, two-run home run to - who else - Chris Davis. In the 5th, J.J. Hardy hit a solo home run to make it 3-0 Orioles.

The Diamondbacks' offense finally woke up in the latter half of the game, starting with a triple from Aaron Hill in the 7th inning. Hill scored the first run on a groundout by Martin Prado, and Gerardo Parra made it a one-run game with a solo home run of his own.

Paul Goldschmidt led off the 9th inning facing closer Josh Johnson, and he knocked a game-tying home run to left. Prado and Parra also reached base in the inning, but were stranded, and the game went to extras. Goldschmidt led off the 11th inning, and again hit a home run - this time to win the game.