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Orioles beat Rays 5-1 for first series sweep since 2018

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Posted at 4:14 PM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 16:44:50-04

BALTIMORE (AP) — Hanser Alberto doubled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay 5-1 to complete a three-game sweep of the skidding Rays. Renato Núñez and Pat Valaika homered for the Orioles, who celebrated their first series sweep since Aug. 27-29, 2018, against Toronto, and first against Tampa Bay since 2016. Brandon Lowe homered for the Rays, who have dropped five straight.