The Baltimore Orioles have already won two games on the road in this series against the Los Angeles Angels. Baltimore’s offense has been a problem for Los Angeles even though the Orioles are the second worst team in baseball.
The Orioles bats spoke loud once again. With the game tied at six in the eighth-inning, Hanser Alberto hit a two-run single in the eighth-inning and Baltimore won the game 8-7.
The Angels scored one run in the bottom of the ninth-inning on a David Fletcher RBI single. Los Angeles loaded the bases with two outs in the ninth-inning, but Justin Upton popped out to second baseman Hanser Alberto to end the game.
Mychal Givens recorded his ninth save of the season for the Baltimore Orioles. He pitched 1.1 innings and gave up one hit and one run. Givens walked two batters and struck out two.
In the first-inning, Pedro Severino hit a two-run single for Baltimore.
Mike Trout tied the game at two on a two-run homer for the Los Angeles Angels in the first-inning off of Aaron Brooks.
David Fletcher hit a two-run double for Los Angeles in the second-inning.
Anthony Santander hit an RBI double in the third-inning for the Orioles and Pedro Severino hit a two-run homer off of Dillon Peters.
Shohei Ohtani hit a solo home run off of Aaron Brooks in the third-inning for the Angels.
Jonathan Villar hit a solo home run off of Trevor Cahill in the sixth-inning for Baltimore.
Albert Pujols hit a solo home run off of Miguel Castro in the sixth-inning for Los Angeles.
Richard Bleier (2-0) was the winning pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. He pitched one inning and struck out one batter.
Ty Buttrey (6-5) was the losing pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels. He pitched 0.1 innings and gave up two hits and two runs.
Dillon Peters was the starting pitcher in this game for Los Angeles. He pitched four innings and gave up eight hits and five runs. Peters walked two batters and struck out two.
Aaron Brooks was the starting pitcher in this game for Baltimore. He pitched five innings and gave up seven hits and five runs. Brooks walked one batter and struck out six.
The projected starting pitchers for Sunday afternoon’s game will be Dylan Bundy (5-11, 5.14 ERA) for the Orioles and Felix Pena (8-3, 4.82 ERA) for the Angels.
Baltimore will look to go for the sweep.