Milwaukee Brewers defeat Baltimore Orioles, 3-2
A recap of the Orioles' 3-2 loss to the Brewers last night: MCCLUNG GETS IT DONE The Orioles had seen plenty of Seth McClung from his days with the Tampa Bay Rays, but he bore no resemblance to that guy last night.
McClung didn't allow a hit until the fifth inning and didn't surrender a run until Oscar Salazar's pinch-hit, two-run homer with two outs in the seventh. McClung walked five, but he surrendered only three hits and the two runs over 6 2/3 innings. In six st...
Only about a half-hour had elapsed after George Sherrill had gotten the final three outs of the Orioles' series-opening victory Friday night when manager Dave Trembley approached the closer in the visiting clubhouse and told him he would get the next day off.
Sherrill, who got out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam against the Milwaukee Brewers to pick up his 25th save, appreciated Trembley's concern, but not the message.
"They were kind of telling me that I got the day o...
MILWAUKEE -- As dormant as the Orioles' offense looked for six innings last night, their recent history suggested that a three-run, seventh-inning deficit to the Milwaukee Brewers was a minor hurdle on the way to another comeback victory.
All it took was somebody to get it started. The latest unlikely catalyst was pinch hitter Oscar Salazar, who came off the bench in the seventh to slam a two-run homer off Brewers starter Seth McClung to cut the Orioles' deficit to one....