The Orioles got one hit when they needed it Monday. It was all they needed. Cedric Mullins had a two-run single for his first RBI of the season,
Baltimore pitchers combined on a shutout and the Orioles got their first win
of the year in their first home game of the year, 2-0 over Milwaukee.
The fears of starting 0-4 for the first time since the infamous 1988 season can be put to rest.
Pressure pitching, and one clutch hit, made it so. After scoring four runs in three games in an opening sweep at the hands of Tampa Bay,
the O’s weren’t exactly slugging their way through Monday’s home opener, but they did just enough.
In the bottom of the second, Ramon Urias led off with a single,
and though a Rougned Odor groundout advanced him to second,
the likelihood of a big inning seemed to be dealt a blow when Austin Hays tagged a deep fly ball to center,
Orioles get first victory
only for Tyrone Taylor to make an impressive running, reaching snag for the second out.