A day after scoring 14 runs, the Orioles were held scoreless for 8.1 innings by Atlanta pitching.
A Cedric Mullins double in the 9th followed by a Mark Melancon wild pitch allowed the Baltimore centerfielder to score on a Jose Iglesias fielder’s choice. Iglesias, who also doubled, accounted for 2 of the Orioles 4 hits.
Thomas Eshelman started for the Orioles and allowed 2 runs on 6 hits, including an Adam Duvall homer, while walking 1 and striking out 4.
Asher Wojciechowski‘s struggles continued as he allowed 3 runs on 4 hits over 2.0 innings of work.
Paul Fry, Travis Lakins, Sr and Cole Sulser combined to hold the Braves scoreless for 3.2 innings after Eshelman left the game.