Rays lose nightcap, 4-1, split doubleheader with Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) - Nelson Cruz and Nick Hundley homered to back a commanding pitching performance by Chris Tillman, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Friday night for a doubleheader split.

In the opener, rookie Alex Colome gave up two hits over 5 2-3 innings and Brandon Guyer hit three doubles to lift Tampa Bay to a 5-2 victory.

Tillman (7-4) gave up one run and four hits over eight innings to earn his first win in seven home starts this season. He was 0-4 with a 2.78 ERA.

Zach Britton got three outs for his 10th save.

Hundley connected in the sixth off Juan Carlos Oviedo (3-3) for a 2-1 lead, and Cruz hit his 25th home run - tied for the major league lead - in the seventh off Joel Peralta after Adam Jones led off with his fourth hit of the game.

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