Red Sox - 000 100 200 - 3 9 0 Orioles - 302 010 00x - 6 9 0The Orioles scored early and often against Stewart (2.2-7-5-0-1, 48) and swept the three-game series. Baltimore remained tied for first place in the AL East with the Yankees, who rallied from a four-run deficit and beat the Blue Jays 9-6.
All of Boston's runs came via the long ball. Cody Ross hit a solo shot in the fourth and Daniel Nava whacked a two-run dong in the sixth. Ryan Lavarnway and Pedro Ciriaco each had two hits, including a double.
The Red Sox wrap up the regular season with three games in New York, beginning tomorrow night. The Orioles will be in Tampa Bay.
Ellsbury, CFThe Orioles and Yankees are tied (91-67) for first place in the AL East. Each team can clinch a playoff spot with a victory today.
At the other end of the spectrum, the Red Sox are one defeat away from their first 90-loss season since 1966.
At Skydome: Yankees (Hughes) at Blue Jays (Alvarez), 1 PM