Scott Feldman closed out the first half by recording his first win with the Baltimore Orioles. He'll try to earn another by adding to his string of respectable performances against the Kansas City Royals.
Feldman will also seek to lead the Orioles to a season-high fifth consecutive win in Monday night's series opener at Kauffman Stadium.
After getting tagged for seven runs over 5 13 innings in an 8-5 loss to Texas on July 8, Feldman (1-1, 5.79 ERA) yielded three in 7 13 innings and struck out seven in a 7-4 victory against Toronto six days later.
"I think (I had) just better command overall. I felt like I was able to locate to both sides of the plate," Feldman told the team's website.
That win is part of a 7-1 stretch for Baltimore (56-43), which matched its longest win streak of the season by completing a road sweep of Texas with a 4-2 victory Sunday.
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