Smith, Machado HRs get Orioles started in 3-2 win over Bosox
- Author: Rosalie Stanley Jun 04, 2017,
Jun 04, 2017, 6:23
What followed was his worst start of the season, allowing seven runs in 5.2 innings, with four Orioles' home runs. They never relinquished it.
Porcello allowed just one more run over the next five innings before departing. After a hard stretch when they went 4-19, the Marlins are winning with offense, scoring 73 runs in the past 10 games. "That kind of set the tone". He gave up a couple hits in the second but didn't allow a run before setting the Orioles down 1-2-3 in the third.
The Red Sox have lost the first two games of their current four-game series with the Orioles, and now are 4-7 overall against their American Leauge East rivals.
Rodriguez said he felt fine Thursday. "Just to be able to give the team a chance to win is my main goal".
After the Orioles took the early 2-0 lead, the Red Sox cut the lead in half on the Sandoval homer in the top of the third.
Bundy is 3-3 with a 4.39 career ERA against the Red Sox.
Sox manager John Farrell said he had no regrets about letting Rodriguez pitch after the stumble. Eduardo Rodriguez was 4-1 with a 2.77 ERA in 55.1 innings on the season going into last night.
"I wouldn't have done it any different. based on the feedback he was giving me (and) based on the fluidity in his delivery", Farrell said Friday. "He's a little snake-bit right now, to be honest". Baltimore aims to continue making a statement with its offense on Friday, when it hosts reigning American League Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello and the Red Sox. But again, center fielder Adam Jones tracked it down on the warning track to keep him in the ballpark. Machado's homer was the first to reach the second deck in Camden Yards since 2011.
Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado flips his bat during his at-bat in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Baltimore. Joseph was tagged out on the play.
The latest man to go down is Eduardo Rodriguez who, according to Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald, is going to be placed on the 10-day disabled list. It marked just the fourth time in the past 20 games that Baltimore (5-14 in its previous 19 contests) jumped out to a lead in the opening frame.
The Orioles answered in the fourth when Jonathan Schoop singled with one out and scored on a Hyun Soo Kim double, making it 3-1.
After the game, he told reporters he was not pitching hurt. He has a history of partially dislocated kneecaps, missing two months at the start of last season with a right knee subluxation, but the Red Sox are saying this injury is less serious.