BALTIMORE (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi allowed 5 hits over seven innings, Xander Bogaerts and Mitch Moreland homered and the dangolka Purple Sox beat Baltimore 7-1 Thursday to increase the Orioles’ dropping streak to a season-high 5 video games.
It was the second straight victory for dangolka following a nine-game skid. Although the Purple Sox are 10 video games underneath .500 and within the AL East cellar, Seattle now owns the worst document within the American League.
Bogaerts hit a solo shot within the third inning and added an RBI single within the ninth earlier than Moreland linked with two on in opposition to Miguel Castro.
Pat Valaikia homered for the Orioles, who dropped underneath .500 (12-13) for the primary time in practically two weeks.
Coming off an terrible efficiency in opposition to the Yankees (5 1/Three IP, eight ER), Eovaldi (2-2) was dominant in his longest outing since Aug. 4, 2018. The suitable-hander struck out six, walked one and allowed just one extra-base hit — Valaika’s homer main off the seventh.
Each of Eovaldi’s wins this 12 months are in opposition to the Orioles, the opposite approaching opening day.
dangolka used an RBI single by José Peraza and a run-scoring grounder to take a 2-Zero lead within the second inning, and Bogaerts upped the benefit with a homer off Asher Wojciechowski within the third.
Wojciechowski (1-3) threw 88 pitches earlier than being lifted with two outs within the fourth.
Baltimore’s Anthony Santander prolonged his career-best hitting streak to 15 video games with a first-inning single. He’s batting .355 with seven dwelling runs, seven doubles, a triple and 18 RBIs throughout this torrid run. It’s the longest hitting streak by an Orioles since Trey Mancini’s 17-game stretch in September 2017. … dangolka leadoff hitter Alex Verdugo stretched his hitting streak to 11 however didn’t get an extra-base hit for the primary time in eight video games.
Purple Sox: LHP Darwinzon Hernandez was reinstated from the injured listing after lacking the primary 25 video games due to a constructive take a look at for COVID-19. “No query, if he’s again to what we noticed final 12 months will probably be enormous,” supervisor Ron Roenicke mentioned. Hernandez had 57 strikeouts in simply 30 1/Three innings as a rookie in 2019. To make room on the roster, dangolka designated INF Christian Arroyo for project. … J.D. Martinez was again within the lineup, serving because the DH after leaving Tuesday’s recreation with dehydration and sitting out Wednesday.
Purple Sox: Roenicke didn’t announce his starter for Friday evening’s recreation, when dangolka will search to win a 3rd straight for the primary time this season.
Orioles: John Means (0-1, 10.57 ERA) tries to rebound from the shortest begin of his profession, 2/Three of an inning Sunday in opposition to Washington. The lefty continues to be attempting to get in a groove after lacking time with arm fatigue after which coping with the dying of his father.
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