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Sharp Orioles Dispatch Tampa, 7-1

  • Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy jogs to home plate in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan on a single by Ryan Flaherty in the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy jogs to home plate in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan on a single by Ryan Flaherty in the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy jogs to home plate in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan on a single by Ryan Flaherty in the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy jogs to home plate in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan on a single by Ryan Flaherty in the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Maicer Izturis, left, tries but can't tag out Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis in time as he steals second base in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Maicer Izturis, left, tries but can't tag out Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis in time as he steals second base in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Teammates greet Baltimore Orioles' Nelson Cruz (23) in the dugout after he scored a run on a single by Matt Wieters in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Teammates greet Baltimore Orioles' Nelson Cruz (23) in the dugout after he scored a run on a single by Matt Wieters in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Teammates greet Baltimore Orioles' Nelson Cruz (23) in the dugout after he scored a run on a single by Matt Wieters in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Teammates greet Baltimore Orioles' Nelson Cruz (23) in the dugout after he scored a run on a single by Matt Wieters in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • A throw to Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, left, beats Tampa Bay Rays' Yunel Escobar in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    A throw to Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, left, beats Tampa Bay Rays' Yunel Escobar in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • A throw to Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, left, beats Tampa Bay Rays' Yunel Escobar in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    A throw to Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, left, beats Tampa Bay Rays' Yunel Escobar in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Baltimore Orioles' Ryan Flaherty singles in the second inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. J.J. Hardy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Baltimore Orioles' Ryan Flaherty singles in the second inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. J.J. Hardy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Baltimore Orioles' Ryan Flaherty singles in the second inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. J.J. Hardy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Baltimore Orioles' Ryan Flaherty singles in the second inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. J.J. Hardy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer sits in the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. The Orioles scored three runs against Archer in the second inning. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer sits in the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. The Orioles scored three runs against Archer in the second inning. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer sits in the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. The Orioles scored three runs against Archer in the second inning. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer sits in the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. The Orioles scored three runs against Archer in the second inning. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy jogs to home plate in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan on a single by Ryan Flaherty in the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy jogs to home plate in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan on a single by Ryan Flaherty in the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Maicer Izturis, left, tries but can't tag out Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis in time as he steals second base in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Teammates greet Baltimore Orioles' Nelson Cruz (23) in the dugout after he scored a run on a single by Matt Wieters in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Teammates greet Baltimore Orioles' Nelson Cruz (23) in the dugout after he scored a run on a single by Matt Wieters in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • A throw to Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, left, beats Tampa Bay Rays' Yunel Escobar in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • A throw to Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, left, beats Tampa Bay Rays' Yunel Escobar in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Baltimore Orioles' Ryan Flaherty singles in the second inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. J.J. Hardy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Baltimore Orioles' Ryan Flaherty singles in the second inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. J.J. Hardy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer sits in the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. The Orioles scored three runs against Archer in the second inning. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer sits in the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. The Orioles scored three runs against Archer in the second inning. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Baltimore — Wei-Yin Chen took a four-hitter into the seventh inning and the Baltimore Orioles got their offense back on track against Chris Archer in a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.

Matt Wieters and J.J. Hardy each had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run for the Orioles, who were coming off a three-game series against Toronto in which they scored only five runs in 30 innings.

In this one, Baltimore built a 6-0 lead over the first three innings and coasted to the finish. The Orioles had 13 hits, including five doubles.

It was by far the worst of Archer’s 30 big league starts. The seven runs and 12 hits he allowed were both career highs, and his ERA jumped from 1.38 to 4.50.

The performance came less than two weeks after the Rays gave Archer a six-year contract that guarantees the right-hander $25.5 million.

Chen (2-1) retired his first 10 batters and didn’t allow a hit until James Loney doubled with one out in the fifth. The left-hander gave up one run, five hits and two walks in 6 1⁄ 3 innings.

Mariners 7, Rangers 1

Arlington, Texas — Mike Zunino homered an inning before adding an RBI single in Seattle’s strange six-run outburst that included three Texas errors and a replay reversal that gave the Mariners a run in their victory.

Roenis Elias (1-1) worked into the seventh inning with five strikeouts for his first major league victory in the left-hander’s third career start.

The Mariners went ahead to stay in the fifth on Zunino’s solo homer off Colby Lewis (0-1), who made his first big league start in 21 months after elbow and hip operations.

Knee Sidelines Toronto’s Izturis

Toronto — Blue Jays second baseman Maicer Izturis needs surgery for a tear in his left knee and could be out for the rest of the season.

The 33-year-old Izturis was put on the disabled list Sunday. Toronto said Monday that he had a complete tear of the lateral collateral ligament.

Izturis will seek a second opinion before setting the surgery. The team said the recovery time is about four to six months.

Izturis is hitting .286 in 11 games.

Yanks: McCann OK, Cervelli Not

New York — The New York Yankees say X-rays on the right hand of catcher Brian McCann were negative.

David Phelps hit A.J. Pierzynski with a pitch in the eighth inning of New York’s 3-2 win over Boston on Sunday night, and the ball deflected off McCann’s right index finger. McCann stayed in the game.

Catcher Francisco Cervelli, playing at first base because of injuries to others, left in the fourth inning after getting hurt running to first. While originally called out, Cervelli was ruled safe after a video review — giving New York its third run of the game.

Cervelli had an MRI that showed a grade 2 right hamstring strain, and New York said he will be put on the disabled list before tonight’s game against the Chicago Cubs.