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Wieters' 3 RBIs Lift O's To 4-2 Win Over Red Sox

12:56 AM, Sep 22, 2012   |    comments
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BOSTON (AP) - Matt Wieters drove in three runs, Miguel Gonzalez pitched 6 1-3 solid innings and the Baltimore Orioles remained one game behind the first-place New York Yankees in the AL East with a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.

The Yankees beat Oakland 2-1 in 10 innings. The Orioles broke a tie with the Athletics for the top wild-card spot. All three teams have 12 games remaining.

Jon Lester (9-13) lost for the first time in his 21 career starts against the Orioles. He had been 14-0, the longest winning streak against the Orioles franchise for a pitcher at the start of his career since at least 1901.

Gonzalez (7-4) allowed two runs on seven hits with three strikeouts and one walk as the Orioles improved to 6-1 at Fenway Park.

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