The O's are mired in one of their stretches of baseball in the Buck Showalter era. - Baltimore Sun Maybe Asher and Ubaldo switched bodies pre-game yesterday, like one of those movies that was popular in the 80s.... Thor has struck out in nearly 40% of his plate appearances.
HOUSTON -- Jake Marisnick and Carlos Beltran each homered to back a solid start by Joe Musgrove, and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 on Friday night. Marisnick went deep with one out in the third inning, and Beltran's shot to the second deck in right field came with two outs in the sixth. Musgrove (4-4) allowed four hits in seven innings before the bullpen closed it out to send the Orioles to their season-high fifth straight loss. Musgrove bounced back after allowing eight hits and a season-high seven runs in a season-low three-plus innings in an 8-6 loss to Cleveland in his last start. The Orioles weren't able to string any hits together until the eighth inning when a double
Brian Johnson became a Fenway Park hero when he tossed a complete-game shutout in the Boston Red Sox's 6-0 win over the Seattle Mariners in MLB. Channeling his inner Chris Sale, the 26-year-old rookie struck out eight batters in his masterful Fenway