The Baltimore Orioles dropped game 2 of the series with the New York Yankees by a score of 5-1.
Maikel Franco’s (2 for 4) single in the 4th inning knocked in Trey Mancini (1 for 3 with a walk), who had doubled to lead off the inning, for the Orioles lone run.
Bruce Zimmermann started and struggled through 3.2 innings of work. He allowed 4 runs on 9 hits while walking 1 and striking out 3. Among the 9 hits were homeruns by Aaron Judge and Kyle Higashioka.
Giancarlo Stanton hit the Yankees’ third homerun of the night off of Dillon Tate (2.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 K) in the 7th inning.
Jay Flaa made his MLB debut and became the 19,965th player in MLB history. The right-hander walked 2 and struck out 1 in 1.1 innings of work.
Yankee starter Corey Kluber recorded his first win of the year by scattering 6 Orioles hits over 6.2 innings. He allowed the Birds 1 run while walking 1 and striking out 5.
2021 Record: 10-13
Next Game: Wed. April 28 @ 7:05pm