Four-run seventh lifts Houston past Baltimore
Jimenez had given up just a run on three hits in six innings before giving up a seventh-inning leadoff single to Chris Carter. Despite having thrown just 91 pitches on the night, Orioles manager Buck Showalter lifted Jimenez for Brad Brach (3-1), who walked Luis Valbuena and gave up a single to Hank Conga to load the bases.
Brach struck out Marwin Gonzalez for the first out of the inning, before a George Springer RBI single tied the game at 2-2.
A Jose Altueve sacrifice fly gave Houston the lead at 3-2, and after a walk to Preston Tucker, Brach was lifted for Tommy Hunter, who gave up a two-run single to Evan Gattis that made it 5-2 Houston.
The Orioles went down 1-2-3 in the eighth and ninth innings, with Luke Gregerson closing out his 14th save.
Will Harris (2-0) got the win for Houston with an inning and two-thirds of scoreless relief.
UVA Basketball Fans!
Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”
Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”
Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell