Written by Michael Williams and Paul Folk
Collin Cowgill, cf
Daniel Murphy, 2b
David Wright, 3b
Ike Davis, 1b
Marlon Byrd, rf
Lucas Duda, lf
John Buck, c
Ruben Tejada, ss
Jordany Valdespin, dh
Dillon Gee, rhp
Chris Davis scores on three hits in the second.
Gonzalez perfect through eight batters. Chris Davis then committed an error on a backhand try. His first of the pre-season Miquels strikes out the next batter.
McLouth hit a long homer. Manny then doubled. Wieters singled Machado home.
Orioles 3 Mets Nada
Davis atones for his error and strike out with a web gem play on a high Machado throw.
Miguel finally gave up a hit. And a walk. Sacrifice fly plates the Mets' first run. 3-1. A strike out ends the inning. Gonzales has four Ks.
Nate McLouth homered again. Kyle Hudson replaced Wieters after a two out walk. He stole second and advanced to third on a throwing error. Wasted effort. Davis homered.
6 to 1 Baltimore
Matusz up to replace Gonzalez. Flaherty to SS, Hudson to CF, Teagarden at C to open the 6th. Four pitches, two outs for Matusz. Three more pitches, all strikes. Three down.
Steve Pearce homerd for a seventh time this Spring Training. He gets the Jake FOx award. And maybe a roster spot. Brian Roberts singled and was replaced by a pinch runner. Alexi Casilla. Two strike outs end the inning.
Orioles 7 Mets 1
Mark Hendrickson in to pitch for the Orioles with Buck Britton at 3B, Ishikawa at 1B, Casilla at 2B. Hendrickson pitches a perfect seventh.
Seventh inning stretch time. 7-1 Birds.
O'Day gets two and then Asencio (who was just acquired from the Brewers) got the final strike out.
A walk and a single go for naught.
The Ninth inning to try to close out Spring Training with a WIN. Jim Johnson for the first time in the ninth inning. What does he do? Gets ground balls. To second for the first out. And another. 1 to 4 to 3. One more time, this time to short.
Jim Johnson makes it look easy.
Orioles Win 7-1
Orioles end the spring at 19-9-4
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