Indians send Orioles to 19th straight road loss, 10-3

Friday, June eighteen, 2021
Affiliated Press

José Ramírez and Bobby Bradley homered during a 3-run to start with inning and the Cleveland Indians conquer the Orioles ten-three on Thursday, extending Baltimore’s road dropping streak to 19 online games.

The Orioles are approaching the big league record of 23 consecutive road losses, an lively streak set by Arizona later on Thursday in San Francisco. The 1943 Philadelphia Athletics and 1963 New York Mets experienced lost 22 straight road online games.

The earn gave Cleveland a 4-sport sweep and despatched Baltimore to its eighth straight loss total. Orioles to start with baseman Trey Mancini admits this has been difficult.

“We’re really frustrated,“ he stated. “Nobody likes dropping. I’m at the prime of the record, I’d say. There’s no space to wallow at this stage. You have to get out there the subsequent working day and set it guiding you and test to earn the subsequent sport. What is accomplished is accomplished.”

Cleveland is ten online games above .500 despite a slew of injuries that has left supervisor Terry Francona literally piecing collectively his pitching staff on a every day foundation.

“We’ll get any success any working day we can,” he stated. “We told our men that we’re heading to have to figure some points out. But it is Alright when men are actively playing like they’re actively playing and offering the exertion.”

Yu Chang experienced 4 RBIs with a two-run solitary in the sixth and a two-run homer in the eighth. Trevor Stephan (1-) pitched 1 2/three scoreless innings for his to start with big league earn.

Austin Hays and Maikel Franco homered for the Orioles.

Ramírez hit a two-run homer — his 16th of the time — and Bradley hit his fourth due to the fact staying termed up from the minors June four. Eddie Rosario homered in the fourth off starter Jorge López (2-eight).

Indians starter Eli Morgan remained in the sport right after staying struck by a line travel higher than the appropriate elbow in the to start with inning. Morgan, building his next big league begin, punched out Cedric Mullins on 3 pitches to begin the sport. Mancini lined the subsequent pitch to the mound, and the ball hit Morgan on the fly. Chang, actively playing 3rd base, caught the ball for the out.

Francona and a trainer went to the mound and talked to Morgan, who nodded his head that he was not wounded. Morgan took a pair of warmup pitches and remained in the sport, earning a pat on the head from Francona and a loud ovation from the group.

Mullins was hit on the earflap of his helmet by Kyle Nelson’s pitch in the fourth. Supervisor Brandon Hyde and a trainer checked on Mullins, who was on a person knee for a pair of times ahead of using to start with base.


Morgan permitted 3 operates and struck out five in three 2/three innings. His to start with begin against Toronto on Might 28 came in problems that observed winds gusting to 45 mph and continual, blowing rain. He permitted 6 operates in 2 2/three innings.

Morgan was despatched to Triple-A Columbus a number of days right after that outing but was recalled as Cleveland discounts with injuries to its rotation. Shane Bieber, the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner, is shut down for two months with a stiff appropriate shoulder, and Zach Plesac broke his appropriate thumb right after angrily eradicating his shirt following a very poor outing past thirty day period.

“The very poor kid, he pitches the to start with sport in a hurricane and pitches the next sport where by he receives a line travel off his arm,” Francona stated. “He competed like crazy.”

House Seems to be Fantastic

Hyde is wanting ahead to returning to Camden Yards, but the Orioles’ subsequent 6 online games are against Toronto and Houston.

“No a person is heading to truly feel sorry for us,” he stated. “This is a rough league. Fantastic teams assume to come in and conquer us. We will need to react and to grind, and we’re heading to get out of this.”


Orioles: Anthony Santander, who has been dealing with a sore left ankle, was again in appropriate area right after staying out of the lineup and pinch hitting Wednesday.

Indians: C Austin Hedges was positioned on the seven-working day concussion wounded record. He was hit in the helmet by a pitch Friday and took a foul suggestion off his mask Tuesday. … OF Jordan Luplow (sprained appropriate ankle) was transferred to 60-working day IL. … C Ryan Lavarnway experienced his agreement acquired from Triple-A Columbus.

UP Upcoming

Orioles: RHP Bruce Zimmermann will begin against Toronto on Friday evening.

Indians: RHP J.C. Mejia will pitch Friday evening when Cleveland opens a 3-sport sequence in Pittsburgh, which has lost ten straight.

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