Orioles edge Astros

Orioles edge Astros

Melvin Mora's two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Baltimore Orioles over the Houston Astros 6-5 on Tuesday night.

Baltimore won as -125 home favorites as the teams played over the 10-run total listed by sportsbooks.

Aubrey Huff went 2-for-4 with a two-run dinger for the Orioles, while Jim Johnson picked up the win in relief of starter Garrett Olson for Baltimore.

Kaz Matsui plated three runs for Houston, as Doug Brocail was tagged with the loss after coming in for Brandon Backe for the Astros.