ATLANTA (AP) -- Wei-Yin Chen combined with four relievers on a
seven-hitter and the Baltimore Orioles continued their success in
interleague play by beating the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Sunday.
The Braves, who have lost six of seven, were shut out in
back-to-back games for the first time since June 5-6, 2009. Jason
Hammel threw a one-hitter in a 5-0 victory for the Orioles on
The Orioles, who began the day 1 1/2 games behind the first-place
New York Yankees in the AL East, have won seven of eight. They are
9-3 in interleague play with series wins over Washington,
Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Atlanta.
Chen (7-2) gave up six hits and one walk in seven innings to
outpitch Randall Delgado (4-7), who allowed only two runs and three
hits in eight innings.