Orioles pitching stumps Indians, Birds win 5-1: Recap 5/16/19
Dylan Bundy came into tonight’s game struggling, but he got it together for his start Friday night.
Bundy gave up just one run off three hits through 5.2 innings pitched. He did not give up a home run tonight, and while he did give up three walks, he struck out seven.
Bundy’s single earned run came in the bottom of the second, of a RBI single.
Jonathan Villar came up to bat in the third and took advantage of two runners on base. He sent a home run to right-center, giving the Orioles a 3-1 lead.
Stevie Wilkerson has been making the most of his playing time in the majors, and tonight was no different. He extended the Orioles lead to 4-1 with his fourth home run of the season in the fourth inning.
In the eighth inning, Wilkerson came through with his bat again, doubling in Trey Mancini to give the Orioles a 5-1 lead.
The Orioles bullpen pitched great tonight, combining for 3.1 scoreless innings, ending in Mychal Givens stumping the Tribe in the ninth.
The Orioles took game two of this four-game set 5-1. Dylan Bundy picked up the win (2-5).
Catch the Birds Saturday at 4:10 PM for game three against the Cleveland Indians.