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Orioles look for second straight against Nationals

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Orioles look for second straight against Nationals

Tonight's Game:

Baltimore Orioles (74-76) vs. Washington Nationals (78-72), Nationals Park, Washington, D.C., 7:05 p.m.

Starting pitchers:

Chris Tillman (9-11, 5.19) vs. Max Scherzer (12-11, 2.90)

Keys to the Game:

Can Tillman win again? He has lost four straight decisions and hasn't won in six
consecutive starts.

Can the Orioles beat Scherzer? He's 4-1 against them with a 3.59 ERA in seven starts.

News and Notes:

Zach Britton has a strained left lat muscle. He's day-to-day.

Adam Jones, who sat out Tuesday night's game is 11-for-25 (.440) with three home runs off Scherzer.

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Scherzer has won just one of his last nine starts.

The Orioles trail Houston by five games for the ssecond wild card.


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Orioles Roundup: Bullpen blows early five run lead

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Orioles Roundup: Bullpen blows early five run lead

The Orioles had a five-run lead, but the bullpen was unable to hold it. The Yankees scored nine runs in the final four innings, leading their way to a 10-7 victory.

Here is your latest news on Baltimore and New York:

Player Notes:

ORIOLES:

Hanser Alberto had a career night in the loss. He had a career-best four hits and finished a triple short of the cycle.

Mark Trumbo could return to the field sooner than expected. He's expected to start some extended spring training games soon, with rehab starts to soon follow after that.

YANKEES:

Gleyber Torres hit his eighth home run of the season against Baltimore. It's still May.

Gary Sanchez completed the comeback for the Yankees, putting them ahead for good with a three-run home run in the ninth. He finished with four RBIs.

Miguel Andujar underwent successful surgery on his labrum on Monday. While he won't play again this season, he should be ready for spring training next season.

For the first time in his career, Troy Tulowitzki could play a position other than shortstop. He recently approached the Yankees brass and told them he'd be open to playing another position when he returns from injury, as Didi Gregorius is expected to return soon.

Injuries: 

SP Alex Cobb: Back, 10-Day IL

SP Nate Karns: Arm, 10-Day IL

DH Mark Trumbo: Knee, 60-Day IL

Coming Up:

Monday 5/20: Orioles @ Yankees, 7:05 p.m., Yankee Stadium 

Tuesday 5/21: Orioles @ Yankees, 7:05 p.m., Yankee Stadium 

Wednesday 5/22: Orioles @ Yankees, 7:05 p.m., Yankee Stadium  

Thursday 5/23: Orioles @ Yankees, 12:35 p.m., Yankee Stadium  

Source: Rotoworld

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Orioles Roundup: Yefry Ramirez struggles in Sunday matinee vs. Indians

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Orioles Roundup: Yefry Ramirez struggles in Sunday matinee vs. Indians

The Orioles got blanked in Cleveland on Sunday afternoon in the final game of the series against the Indians.

Here is your latest news on Baltimore and Cleveland:

Player Notes: 

ORIOLES:

Yefry Ramirez gave up five runs on six hits in just 3 innings against Cleveland and was promptly returned to Triple-A Norfolk

Chris Davis was neutralized against the Indians, going 0-for-4 Sunday afternoon, while dropping his batting average to .179.

INDIANS:

Shane Bieber struck out 15 while firing off a complete game shutout in Sunday's 10-0 win over the Orioles.

Francisco Lindor went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, a stolen base, a walk and two runs scored in Sunday's win over the Orioles.

Injuries: 

SP Alex Cobb: Back, 10-Day IL

SP Nate Karns: Arm, 10-Day IL

DH Mark Trumbo: Knee, 60-Day IL

Coming Up:

Monday 5/20: Orioles @ Yankees, 7:05 p.m., Yankee Stadium 

Tuesday 5/21: Orioles @ Yankees, 7:05 p.m., Yankee Stadium 

Wednesday 5/22: Orioles @ Yankees, 7:05 p.m., Yankee Stadium  

Source: Rotoworld

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