Los Angeles Angels defeat Baltimore Orioles, 10-5
The Orioles' new starting pitcher lasted only 2 2/3 innings.
Their new reliever all but thwarted their comeback by allowing a two-run home run in the seventh inning. And their offense squandered numerous chances with repeated failures to get big hits with men on base.
The floundering Orioles assured themselves a 10th straight losing campaign with a performance that could easily serve as a microcosm of a season that cannot end soon enough. In his first start in the major...
This isn't the way Victor Santos wanted to introduce himself to the Orioles. Making his first appearance since the club purchased his contract from the Cincinnati Reds last week, Santos couldn't get out of the third inning. He left after allowing five runs - the last two on Vladimir Guerrero's homer - and seven hits. Santos threw 68 pitches in 2 2/3 innings. He was the 12th starter used by the Orioles and the 25th pitcher, a franchise record.