Orioles double up on Athletics

Nick Markakis was 3-4 with a home run and three RBI Sunday, as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Oakland Athletics 8-4.

The Orioles were a -105 favorite in the game. The 12 runs scored went OVER the posted over/under total (8.5).

Melvin Mora and Miguel Tejada each clubbed a two-run home run for Baltimore, while Corey Patterson was 2-4 with two runs scored and three steals.

Nick Swisher hit a three-run home run for Oakland, while Joe Blanton was roughed up for eight runs on 10 hits over six innings.