(Houston, TX) — J.J. Hardy singled in the go-ahead score in a three-run fourth inning as the Orioles beat the Astros, 3-1. Adam Jones doubled in the tying run and Chris Dickerson scored on a wild pitch for Baltimore, which took two-of-three at Minute Maid Park. Hardy finished 4-for-4 in the win. Miguel Gonzalez struck out seven over six innings of one-run ball to up his record to 3-and-2. Jim Johnson nailed down his 20th save. Bud Norris allowed all three runs in seven innings of work to take the loss and fall to 5-and-5 for Houston. J.D. Martinez plated the lone run for the Astros with a sac-fly in the first.
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