Arizona Diamondbacks defeat Baltimore Orioles, 7-3
Bullpen letdown With the Orioles leading by two, manager Sam Perlozzo made three pitching changes in the eighth inning, with costly results.
After starter Erik Bedard gave up a home run to Chris Snyder and a single to Augie Ojeda, Perlozzo brought in reliever Chad Bradford, who gave up a single to Eric Byrnes and was replaced by left-hander Jamie Walker. Walker got the first out of the inning before Todd Williams allowed an RBI groundout, a walk and pinch hitter Orlando...
Three snapshots are all that's needed to summarize last night's gut-wrenching, here-we-go-again Orioles bullpen implosion in a 7-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
After all, you have seen this once or nine times before, the Orioles leading after the seventh only to watch the carefully pushed buttons misfire and the bullpen give away another assumed victory.
Diamondbacks @ Orioles Tonight, 7:05, Ch. 13, MASN, 105.7 FM Starters: Edgar Gonzalez (2-2 ,4.73) vs. Daniel Cabrera (5-7, 5.16)