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    Friday, May 23rd (All times Eastern)

    Cleveland Indians (23-25) at Baltimore Orioles (23-22), 7:05 p.m.

    Probable Starting Pitchers: Cleveland - T.J. House (0-0, 0.00) Baltimore - Bud Norris (2-4, 3.58)

    (SportsNetwork.com) - Rookie T.J. House makes the first start of his big- league career on Friday night when the Cleveland Indians return to Camden Yards for game two of a four-game series with the Baltimore Orioles.

    House pitched one scoreless inning of relief in his major-league debut on Saturday against Oakland after making seven starts to begin the season at Triple-A Columbus.

    He was 1-2 with a 2.40 earned run average in those minor-league assignments.

    The team's pitching rotation was jumbled after an extra-inning game against Detroit on Wednesday, in which scheduled Thursday starter Josh Tomlin was called in to pitch three relief innings.

    Justin Masterson then started Thursday's series opener with the Orioles on short rest, a game won 8-7 in extra innings by the Indians.

    The Indians are aiming for a fifth straight win after having lost four in a row, a stretch in which they were outscored, 34-8. In the win streak, they have scored 30 runs.

    "(Wednesday) was thrilling but you put it in the rear-view mirror as fast as you can," manager Terry Francona said. "As a result, we have a tired group - but you feel a heck of a lot better when you win."

    Baltimore has lost five straight home games.

    Bud Norris gets the start for the Orioles in game two while looking to end a three-game drought in which he's posted a respectable 3.05 earned run average, but has gotten just three runs from his offense.

    He was beaten, 1-0, at Kansas City on Saturday.

    "I'm trying to put up zeroes. That's the ultimate goal," Norris said.

    He last faced the Indians on Sept. 2 and allowed four hits over seven innings in a 7-2 win.

    On Thursday, Carlos Santana's two-run double in the top of the 13th inning lifted the Indians to an 8-7 decision.

    Santana finished with two hits and Michael Bourn had three along with a run scored in Cleveland's second 13-inning triumph in as many days. The Indians rallied for an 11-10 verdict over Detroit on Wednesday.

    They came back in this one as well, with Lonnie Chisenhall tying the contest at 6-6 with a pinch-hit solo home run in the eighth, then held on after Nick Markakis homered off Scott Atchison with one out in the bottom of the 13th.

    Atchison retired the next two hitters, however, to notch his first save of the season, with Josh Outman (4-0) tossing two scoreless innings to earn the win.

    Ryan Flaherty had a three-run homer earlier for Baltimore and finished 2-for-5 in the loss, while Adam Jones collected three hits and scored once.

    The Indians and Orioles split a four-game set last season in Baltimore.

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      Great 38: Win tickets to Daytona 500

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      News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

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      Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

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      Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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      How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

      Updated:

      Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

      Legoland Florida hotel to open in spring; built for kids

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      VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

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      A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
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      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

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      'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

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      Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. More>>

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      • Beautiful weather to end weekend in Tampa Bay

        Beautiful weather to end weekend in Tampa Bay

        Sunday, February 1 2015 11:31 AM EST2015-02-01 16:31:27 GMT
        Nice weather for the rest of your Sunday! We will have mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with high temperatures in the middle 70s. Not bad for the first day of February!
        Nice weather for the rest of your Sunday! We will have mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with high temperatures in the middle 70s. Not bad for the first day of February!
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