Angels blow lead against Orioles, who snap 19-game skid

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Can’t suffer ’em all.

The Angels blew an aboriginal four-run pb successful a 10-6 nonaccomplishment to the Orioles, who snapped their 19-game losing streak connected Wednesday nighttime successful Baltimore.

When the Angels took a 6-2 pb successful the fourth, connected the spot of Brandon Marsh’s archetypal large league location run, the Orioles were staring astatine the sport’s archetypal 20-game losing streak since they opened the 1988 play by going 0-21.

Shohei Ohtani had a uncommon disconnected game, though, and helium gave up his 3rd homer of the nighttime to fto the Orioles propulsion wrong 6-4 successful the fifth.

Ohtani past near a short-handed Angels bullpen 4 innings to maneuver. Steve Cishek had pitched 3 of the erstwhile days, including 28 pitches the nighttime before, and Austin Warren was placed connected the injured database earlier successful the day.

Veteran reliever Jake Petricka, who had been recalled to the Angels earlier successful the time for his archetypal large league accidental successful 2 seasons, was charged with 4 runs successful the eighth to fto the crippled get away.

Although helium retired the 2 batters helium faced to flight the seventh with a lead, helium didn’t discontinue anyone successful the eighth. The Orioles loaded the bases connected a single, a treble and an intentional walk. Petricka past walked Ramon Urias to propulsion location the tying run.

Manager Joe Maddon past brought successful James Hoyt, who struck retired 1 earlier giving up different bases-loaded locomotion and a two-run double. The Orioles added different with a sacrifice alert against Sam Selman.

The Angels would not person had to excavation truthful heavy into their bullpen if Ohtani had pitched arsenic good arsenic helium had recently.

After posting a 1.58 ERA implicit his past six games, lasting astatine slightest six innings successful each of them, Ohtani made it conscionable 5 innings, and helium gave up 4 runs.

He had not allowed much than 2 runs successful immoderate of those six starts, and helium gave up that galore successful the archetypal inning.

Ohtani gave up homers to Cedric Mullins and Anthony Santander successful the first, marking the archetypal clip that Ohtani allowed aggregate homers successful a game.

He gave up a 3rd homer successful the 4th inning, a two-run changeable to D.J. Stewart, cutting the pb to 6-4.

The Angels couldn’t grow connected their pb connected a nighttime erstwhile Marsh was conscionable astir the full offense.

With 3 hits connected Wednesday, Marsh present has 21 hits successful his past 49 at-bats, including 4 hits connected Tuesday night.

His two-run azygous successful the 2nd tied the score, and his three-run homer successful the 4th enactment the Angels ahead, 6-2. Marsh’s opposite-field blast got him connected the committee aft helium hardly missed homers doubly earlier successful the trip.

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