The Orioles couldn’t get comfortable in the box, putting up only one hit against the Yankees as the New York bats beat up O’s pitching all night.
While the Orioles were able to put up eight runs on the day, that number was no match for the Astros, who shut down Orioles pitching today with fourteen of their own.
With hits coming from eleven different Orioles behind the steady pitching of Jake Arrieta, Buck’s Birds fought hard to get the W over the Pirates.
Holding onto a 3-2 lead entering the 9th inning, Rule 5 Draft pick Adrian Rosario couldn’t keep up for the Birds, letting the Phillies win in walkoff fashion.
In the first of two games today, the Orioles battled with the Red Sox on the road, eventually losing on a walkoff single by Yamaico Navarro.
After a first inning run followed by two RBIs in separate innings from 2B Nishioka, the Orioles’ bats were unable to score off of Twins’ pitching for second straight meeting.
Powered by two big homeruns off the bats of Nolan Reimold and Jake Fox, the Orioles arms held steady as the Birds improve to 4-1 this spring.
Even with spectacular showings from the pitching staff, the Orioles couldn’t find ways to score against Carl Pavano and the Twins.
Chris Tillman started the game for the Birds, and let up one run in two innings; a Ryan Howard RBI double in the 1st. Top prospect Zach Britton made his spring debut following Tillman, throwing two innings of shutout baseball (2 H, 1 K, 0 BB, 33 pitches, 18 strikes).
This game was in the books after just two innings as the Orioles lineup hit home runs galore early on off of Andy Sonnanstine. With Jeremy Guthrie pitching perfectly through six Rays batters, the Birds took an early 6-0 lead. Jump-started by a 2-RBI shot from Nick Markakis in the first, he was followed by solo shots from Vladimir Guerrero, Adam Jones, and Jake Fox.