Orioles double Rockies

Orioles double Rockies

Nick Markakis was 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs on Friday, sparking the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Oriole Park.

The Orioles were home underdogs at 100, and the six runs scored were UNDER the posted total of 9.

Steve Traschel (5-4) went six innings, allowing two runs on seven hits. Aubrey Huff drove in a run for the Orioles.

Jeff Francis (5-5) was replaced after seven innings, giving up four runs on seven hits. Yorvit Torrealba hit a solo shot for the Rockies.