Saturday, 24 August, 2019

Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles, 8/11/19 MLB Predictions & Odds

Orioles give up 'Little League home run' on hilarious throwing error, still come back for upset win over Astros The Orioles briefly gave up a 9th-inning lead on the saddest Little League home run
Shannon Reynolds | 14 August, 2019, 04:26

But it got worse: Something weird happened in the right-field corner to Anthony Santander, and Brantley came all the way around to score.

Rio Ruiz hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave the Baltimore Orioles an 8-7 victory over the visiting Houston Astros on Sunday.

Houston absolutely blew past Baltimore on Saturday, picking up a 23-2 win to extend its win streak to eight games. He threw five innings and struck out six while allowing just three hits.

Verlander has been excellent as usual over his last five starts, bagging a total of five earned runs in 31.0 innings of work during that stretch-all five of them were wins as well. That gave the Astros a 7-5 lead, with Baltimore left-hander Richard Bleier (3-0) entering in place of Mychal Givens to get out of the inning. George Springer led off with a single and went to second when Jose Altuve beat out a bunt. At the plate, Baltimore had six hits for its two runs.

"It was a fun way to win a game, a fun way to get out of the homestand", said Jace Peterson, who had three hits and two RBIs. "Obviously, this homestand didn't go as we wanted it to (but) to leave here with a win like that over a team like that is great".

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Upper Krishna catchment area received light to moderate rains and isolated places heavy rains, rainfall has significantly reduced. Of the 14 flood-battered districts in Kerala, Malappuram is the worst hit with the highest death toll of 29.

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Iranian reports claim tanker seized by British marines will be released TODAY
Tehran responded to the move in tit-for-tat fashion, detaining a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz two weeks later. But Iran's semi-official Fars news agency quoted unidentified Gibraltar authorities as saying that it will be freed tonight.

Baltimore dropped its fifth straight game on Saturday and the Orioles have allowed 58 runs over the five games.

Well, the Astros certainly showed what they are capable of on Saturday. The only consolation was that the Astros would have taken the lead no matter what, but Santander's effort was ruled a throwing error, giving Brantley a triple and an extra base on the mistake. With Davis leading the way, the Orioles struck out 16 times.

The Astros said Friday that pitcher Brad Peacock's rehab is moving along.

The O's also may be without one of their top power hitters Sunday, as Renato Nunez fouled a ball off his left ankle Saturday.

Astros: Zack Greinke makes his second start with Houston in the opener of a three-game series Monday night against the host White Sox. The Baltimore Orioles are. not a very good baseball team.

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