BALTIMORE (AP) - Down by a run in the 14th inning, Chicago manager
called for a bunt to put the tying run in scoring position.
Strange thing was, the
were playing the role of the home team in Baltimore.
singled in the tiebreaking run in the top of the 14th, and the
beat Chicago 4-3 Monday night in the conclusion of a game suspended after 11 innings by rain on April 28.
With the score 3-all in the finale of a four-game series in Chicago, play was stopped with the infield unplayable. It was
the Orioles' final scheduled visit, so baseball officials ruled that the game would be completed in Baltimore.
After the Orioles scored in the 14th,
drew a leadoff walk from
and A.J. Pierzynski struck out after trying to lay down a sacrifice.
''I tried to bunt just to tie the game on the visitor's side. That's kind of (weird),'' Guillen said. ''I've never seen anything
like that and hopefully we never see that again. Especially when you lose ... a game when you wait this long.''
loaded the bases with two outs in the 14th after Orioles manager Dave Trembley ordered an intentional walk to pinch-hitter
Ken Griffey Jr., even though it put the potential winning run in scoring position.
''The guy's going into the Hall of Fame,'' Trembley reasoned.
The strategy paid off when pinch-hitter
led off the 14th with a single off
(1-3). After a single by
, a sacrifice and an intentional walk loaded the bases, Montanez greeted D.J. Carrasco with a soft single to center.
(1-0) got the final out in the 13th to earn his first major league victory, and Cherry picked up his first big league save.
Neither Castillo nor Cherry was on Baltimore's roster when the game began in April.
When play resumed Monday, the
took the field as the home team to a smattering of cheers from Chicago fans in the small crowd.
, who started the 12th for the Orioles, was playing for Triple-A Norfolk in April. The
went with Ramirez, who was in Kansas City's minor league system when the game began.
Back in April,
gave Baltimore the lead in the top of the 11th with a homer off
countered in the bottom half with a drive off
Both rosters changed significantly since the day the game started. Both managers were allowed to insert newcomers into the
lineup, but those removed from play were not allowed to return. For instance, Baltimore was forced to play without
, who was ejected in the 10th inning for arguing a play at first base.
The Orioles resumed the game with no bench players because
replaced Huff at DH,
took over for departed shortstop
, and Montanez subbed for center fielder
, who is on the disabled list.
Notes: Chicago activated 3B
from the DL before the game and he took his original place in the lineup. ... The last road team to hit in the bottom of an
inning was Cleveland on Sept. 26, 2007, in the first game of a doubleheader at Seattle. That was the last of four games to
be made up from an April series in Cleveland that was snowed out.