Monday, May 6

Orioles rally to prime Red Sox for seventh straight win

BALTIMORE — Ramón Urías hit a two-run double within the fourth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied from a four-run deficit in opposition to Chris Sale, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Monday evening for his or her seventh straight victory.

Sale (1-2) allowed 9 hits – one by every member of the Baltimore batting order – in 5 innings, failing to carry onto a 4-0 lead after Triston Casas and Rafael Devers homered for Boston. Dean Kremer (2-0) wasn’t nice both for the Orioles, however he made it into the sixth inning after some early struggles and gave his staff an opportunity to return again.

After Kremer exited, the Baltimore bullpen pitched 3 1/3 hitless innings. After Danny Coulombe allowed a leadoff stroll within the ninth, Yennier Cano got here on and balked the runner to second. Kiké Hernandez struck out trying, Casas went down swinging and Jarren Duran lined out for Cano’s first profession save.

Casas opened the scoring with a solo homer within the second, and after an RBI single by Alex Verdugo the next inning, Devers hit a two-run shot to make it 4-0.

The Orioles started their rally within the backside of the third when Adam Frazier hit an RBI single. Urías’ double within the fourth made it 4-3, and he got here dwelling on a tying single by James McCann.

Austin Hays hit an RBI single within the fifth to provide the Orioles the lead, then threw Justin Turner out at third from left area an inning later to assist Baltimore keep forward.

Sale was coming off an 11-strikeout efficiency in opposition to Minnesota in his earlier outing, however he didn’t have any in opposition to the Orioles. In truth, Baltimore made contact on 40 of its 42 swings in opposition to him. The left-hander’s ERA elevated to eight.22.

The injury in opposition to him may’ve been worse. The Orioles grounded into three double performs and had a runner thrown out stealing throughout Sale’s 5 innings. Baltimore hit into one other double play within the eighth.

Red Sox hitting coach Peter Fatse was ejected within the sixth.


Hernández made a diving cease behind second base on Cedric Mullins’ grounder within the seventh, however when he tried to roll into his throw in a single movement, the toss hit second base umpire Manny Gonzalez as he was making an attempt to get out of the best way.


The Red Sox recalled LHP Brennan Bernardino from Triple-A Worcester and optioned RHP Brayan Bello to Worcester earlier than the sport.

The Orioles promoted INF Jackson Holliday to Aberdeen, the staff’s superior Class A affiliate. Holliday was the No. 1 decide in final 12 months’s draft.


Red Sox: SS Yu Chang left within the seventh with a left wrist subject after swinging and lacking a pitch. Christian Arroyo went up with two strikes to complete that at-bat, however the eventual strikeout was charged to Chang.


Corey Kluber (0-4) takes the mound for Boston on Tuesday evening in opposition to Kyle Bradish (1-0) of the Orioles. Bradish hasn’t allowed a run in 7 2/3 innings this season.

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