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MLB: Baltimore 4, Boston 1

April 26, 2011 at 10:28 PM

BALTIMORE, April 26 (UPI) -- Zach Britton held the Red Sox to one run over six innings Tuesday and the Baltimore Orioles bested Boston 4-1, breaking a three-game losing skid.

Britton (4-1) surrendered five hits while walking two and striking out two for the O's, who took the first of a three-game series against the Red Sox.

Jim Johnson tossed two scoreless innings and Kevin Gregg nailed down his third save with a 1-2-3 ninth.

Adam Jones drove in two runs with a pair of sacrifice flies while Mark Reynolds and Matt Wieters added an RBI apiece for Baltimore.

The Red Sox had a five-game winning streak snapped.

Clay Buchholz (1-3) was saddled with the loss. He was tagged for 12 hits in 6 2/3 innings, surrendering four runs while walking two and fanning five.

Kevin Youkilis drove in Boston's only run with a sac fly.

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