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Final: Orioles 12, Pirates 6
WP: Tommy Hunter (3-3, 5.58 ERA)
LP: Erik Bedard (4-7, 4.36 ERA)
The Orioles scored 10 runs in this one before the Pirates even got a single player on base. That is not a recipe for success.
The Pirates’ offense eventually woke up and scored six runs on ten hits, but it was way too late as this one was put out of reach early on.
Erik Bedard gave up seven runs in 3 1/3 innings in what was easily his worst outing of the season. All but one of those seven runs were scored with two outs.
Even the usually steady bullpen was pretty bad in this one. Doug Slaten gave up three runs, all on a Steve Pearce home run, to end his scoreless inning streak that dated back to the first week of April. Chris Resop did ok giving up just a run over 3 innings, and Jared Hughes gave up a solo homer to Mark Reynolds in the 8th.
Rod Barajas hit a 3-run homer in the 5th inning, his 6th home run of the season. Andrew McCutchen, Garrett Jones, and Clint Barmes were all 2 for 4.
BEST OF MAXIM
Pirates (32-29) at Orioles (36-26)
7:05 PM EST–Camden Yards, Baltimore
Here is the MLB.com Gameday
TV: ROOT Sports
The Pirates will look to avoid a sweep in Baltimore tonight.
Lots of stuff happened today:
It looks like Charlie Morton will need Tommy John surgery.
Everyone’s favorite TV reporter Lacee Collins is no longer working for ROOT Sports.
Jeff Karstens will make a rehab...
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Everyone in action today.
Indianapolis 5, Charlotte 3 – Jeff Locke started and gave up 2 runs in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out 4 and walked 2. Bryan Morris pitched 3 scoreless innings in relief. Chase d’Arnaud was 1 for 3 with a double. Jeff Clement went 1 for 4 with a double.
Altoona 7, Trenton 6 – The Curve trailed 6-1 in the bottom of the 9th and came back to win. Nathan...
This series in Baltimore has certainly not gone the Pirates' way through two games, but at least they have a favorable pitching matchup to try and sneak out of Baltimore with one win tonight as Erik Bedard goes up against Tommy Hunter. Bedard, of course, started his career with the O's and had his best years there, so maybe there will be some sort of added motivation for...
During the O’s 7-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, Chris Davis did something quite remarkable. He swung, made contact, and broke his bat off at the handle.
Nothing extraordinary there, right? Guys break their bats all the time. Usually results in a weak pop up or grounder, and every once in a while the hitter gets lucky and bloops a single on a broken bat.
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