Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Michael Brantley had four RBI to help lift the Cleveland Indians over the Baltimore Orioles, 5-2, in the opener of a four-game set at Camden Yards.
Brantley finished 2-for-4 with a two-run homer, while Nick Swisher also collected two hits along with an RBI for the Indians, who have won nine of their last 12.
Ubaldo Jimenez (6-4) lasted 5 1/3 innings for Cleveland, yielding two runs on eight hits while fanning six. He has allowed just two runs or less in nine of his last 11 outings and now has a 4-1 record in road starts.
Zach Britton (1-2), making his third start of the season, surrendered three runs on six hits and three walks with five strikeouts in five frames to take the loss.
Nick Markakis and Matt Wieters each had solo homers for the Orioles, losers of four straight.