24/05/2022

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The Sport Effect

Refsnyder, Twins hand Orioles 14th straight loss, 3-2 in 10

Rob Refsnyder bounced back from a run-in with the heart-discipline fence to rating the go-in advance run in the 10th inning on a wild pitch and the Minnesota Twins handed the Baltimore Orioles their 14th straight loss, three-two on Monday.

The Orioles’ skid ties for next-longest in staff heritage — they also dropped 14 in a row in 1954, the year the club moved from St. Louis to Baltimore. The Orioles’ worst losing streak came in 1988 when they shed their to start with 21 games of the 12 months.

It is the longest losing drought in the majors because the Astros shed 15 in a row in 2013.

“It’s been rough past couple months, but we’re hoping to maintain our head up and hoping to maintain enjoying hard,” mentioned Ryan Mountcastle, who homered for Baltimore’s to start with run. “We’ve been in a whole lot of close games and we have just got to try to transform the page and shift on to the subsequent one and ideally win tomorrow.”

The Twins have beaten Baltimore sixteen consecutive occasions, one absent from Minnesota’s franchise document in opposition to one opponent. The Twins topped Boston seventeen straight occasions in 1965-sixty six.

Rob Refsnyder bounced back from a run-in with the heart-discipline fence to rating the go-in advance run in the 10th inning on a wild pitch and the Minnesota Twins handed the Baltimore Orioles their 14th straight loss, three-two on Monday.

Refsnyder smacked into the padded wall chasing Mountcastle’s residence run in the fifth that flew properly over the fence. Refsnyder went down hard on the warning monitor but stayed in the activity.

“They really should acquire a appear at that fence, to be sincere,” Twins manager Rocco Baldelli mentioned. “(Refsnyder) came out Okay. He may possibly have shaken himself up a little little bit, but he flat-out ran into the wall. Absolutely everyone was checking on him. He’s not going to be deterred really conveniently from having back out on the discipline.”

It was one-all when Refsnyder began the 10th as the computerized runner at next base. He moved to 3rd on Kyle Garlick’s grounder and scored conveniently with a headfirst slide when Adam Plutko (one-two) threw a pitch in the dust.

Jorge Polanco adopted with a homer over the correct-discipline scoreboard.

Just after Taylor Rogers (one-two) contained the Orioles in the ninth, DJ Stewart had an RBI single off Hansel Robles in the extra frame. Just after Stewart moved to 3rd on a wild pitch, Robles got out of the jam and acquired his fourth conserve with two strikeouts and a flyball.

“I feel I got definitely mad at myself with the double,” Robles mentioned. “I just had to settle in and execute my pitches. I feel that is what I did.”

The Orioles have dropped 21 of their past 23 and are a major league-worst seventeen-37.

Minnesota starter Jose Berrios permitted one run and four hits with 6 strikeouts and no walks over eight innings.

The Twins took a one- guide in the 3rd when Garlick singled, stole next and scored on Polanco’s infield out.

Berrios retired thirteen in a row right up until Mountcastle homered.

“When we get one- , two-pitch outs, I enjoy that,” Berrios mentioned.

Josh Donaldson had three hits for the Twins.

“Offensively, we’re definitely close,” Donaldson mentioned. “At the close of the day, you just have to maintain going up there and possessing self confidence and trusting the at-bats.”

MOVES

Orioles: Picked the agreement of C Austin Wynns from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned C Opportunity Sisco to the Tides.

TRAINER’S Area

Twins: OF Trevor Larnach, who has batted .357 with two residence operates over the past 6 games, was held out of the lineup just after fouling a ball off his foot in opposition to the Royals on Sunday. The rookie was put in a strolling boot following the activity. “He’s not moving all-around fantastic and that is why he is not enjoying,” Baldelli mentioned. … OF Byron Buxton (correct hip strain) is functioning on the treadmill but the staff would like to see how he “decelerates” in advance of having him back in the lineup. “He’s creating fantastic progress,” Baldelli mentioned.

Orioles: SS Freddy Galvis has been working with “nagging points going on” and did not start out, manager Brandon Hyde mentioned. Galvis entered as a pinch hitter in the eighth and struck out. … INF Richie Martin (remaining wrist fracture) was put on the sixty-day wounded listing.

UP Future

Twins: RHP Michael Pineda (three-two, two.62 Period) will make his next start out because returning from the wounded listing (abscess). He permitted one run over 6 innings with a year-superior eight strikeouts in opposition to the Orioles on Wednesday.

Orioles: LHP Bruce Zimmermann (two-three, five.15 Period) has not completed 6 innings because his next start out of the year.

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