Eshelman earns first win, Orioles split series against Blue Jays with 6-5 victory Recap: 8/4/19
The Baltimore Orioles took the field on this Sunday afternoon, looking to take game four of this series against the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Orioles used Jimmy Yacabonis as the opener, who went one inning and struck out two. Tom Eshelman came on in the second, and he threw five innings, allowing four runs off eight hits.
The Orioles struck first, when Jace Peterson singled home Anthony Santander. This put the Birds up 1-0.
The visiting Blue Jays answered in the top of the second. Teoscar Hernandez singled in a run to tie the game at one.
Jonathan Villar broke the tie in the second, when he scored Chance Sisco due to a fielding error by Bo Bichette of the Blue Jays. This gave the Orioles a 2-1 lead.
Still in the second, Trey Mancini hit his twenty-fifth double, scoring two more. This extended the Birds lead to 4-1.
With Tom Eshelman still pitching in the fifth, the Blue Jays scored a run on a ground out. This cut the Orioles lead to 4-2.
Again the Orioles would answer in the bottom of the fifth, this time two runs following two walks with bases loaded. This put the O’s up 6-2.
Things would get bumpy for the Orioles in the seventh. Tom Eshelman would give up back to back home runs, letting the Blue Jays cut the lead to 6-4.
Dillon Tate would then come on in the seventh, and he allowed a RBI double. This made it a 6-5 game.
Dillon Tate would escape the seventh, and the Orioles bullpen held the score. The Orioles won this one 6-5.
Tom Eshelman records his first win (1-2) and Shawn Armstrong earns the save (4)
Our MSB Orioles player of the game is Trey Mancini for back to back games. Trey went 2-5, knocking in two runs and scoring a run hisself.
The Orioles host the AL East leading Yankees, starting Monday, at 7:05 pm ET.