BALTIMORE - AUGUST 03: Manager Buck Showalter of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates with Alfredo Simon #55 after a 6-3 victory against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Camden Yards on August 3 2010 in Baltimore Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Buck Showalter Earns Win In Baltimore Debut As O's Rally Past Angels

Baltimore third baseman Josh Bell helped give new manager Buck Showalter a victory in his debut, as the Orioles rallied past the Angeles, 6-3, in the opener of a three-game series at Camden Yards. Check out more at Camden Chat and Halos Heaven.

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Buck Showalter Earns Win In Baltimore Debut As O's Rally Past Angels

Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Baltimore third baseman Josh Bell helped give new manager Buck Showalter a victory in his debut, as the Orioles rallied past the Angeles, 6-3, in the opener of a three-game series at Camden Yards.

Showalter was introduced as the Orioles' new skipper on Monday. Juan Samuel had been guiding the team on an interim basis since Dave Trembley was fired back on June 4.

The 54-year-old Showalter brings plenty of managerial experience to a struggling O's team. He managed the New York Yankees from 1992-1995, then the Arizona Diamondbacks from 1998-2000. He also managed the Texas Rangers from 2003-06 and was named AL Manager of the Year in 1994, and again 10 years later.

Josh Bell capped a four-run sixth inning with a two-run double to help Baltimore halt a three-game skid. The Orioles, though, hold the worst record in baseball at 33-73. Luke Scott added a two-run homer and Matt Wieters had two RBI.

Jeremy Guthrie (5-11) went seven innings in the start, allowing three runs on five hits. The right-hander came into the game with a 1-7 mark in his previous 11 starts.

Howie Kendrick hit a two-run homer for the Angels, who have dropped nine of 12. Mike Napoli knocked in the other run in defeat.

Trevor Bell, making his second start of the season, gave up two runs on four hits in 5 1/3 frames. Francisco Rodriguez (0-2) allowed three runs on three hits to take the loss.

Trailing 2-1, the Orioles scored four times in the sixth to go ahead. Ty Wigginton worked a one-out walk, chasing Trevor Bell from the game. Rodriguez took over and Scott greeted him with a blast over the wall in right. After Adam Jones flied out, Felix Pie singled and Wieters was intentionally walked. Josh Bell then cleared the bases with a double to left for a 5-2 lead.

LA got a run back in the seventh to cut the gap to two. Kendrick hit a two-out double and crossed the plate on Napoli's single off the wall in right.

Wieters' RBI bloop single in the eighth accounted for the final margin.

The Angels scored twice in the top of the fifth to break a scoreless tie. Alberto Callaspo led off with a single and crossed the plate on Kendrick's homer to left.

The O's got one run back in the home half to make it a 2-1 game. Pie doubled and scored on Wieters' two-bagger to right-center field. Trevor Bell retired the next three batters to keep LA in front.

The Angels and Orioles are meeting for the first time since Anaheim won eight of 10 meetings a season ago, including five of the six contests at Camden Yards. Anaheim had won three in a row as the visitor in this series...Los Angeles recalled outfielder Peter Bourjos from Triple-A Salt Lake. He made his MLB debut Tuesday night, going 0-for-3...The Angels started a six-game road trip on Tuesday, while the O's got a seven-game homestand underway...LA was without catcher Jeff Mathis (body soreness)...Trevor Bell struck out a career- high five batters and walked one...Guthrie improved to 2-2 lifetime against the Angels.

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