Orioles drop makeup game vs. Cubs (8/18/22)

The Baltimore Orioles tried a late comeback however fell brief in opposition to the Chicago Cubs.The Orioles beginning lineup:Cedric Mullins CF, 2. A. Rutschman C, 3. R. Mountcastle 1B, 4. A. Santander DH, 5. R. Urias 3B, 6. T. Vavra RF, 7. A. Hays LF, 8. R. Odor 2B, 9. J. Mateo SSOrioles falter in makeup game in opposition to CubsThe starter on the mound for the O’s was Spencer Watkins (4-2, 4.23 ERA, 46K)The Cubs beginning lineup:N. Madrigal 2B, 2. W. Contreras C, 3. I. Happ LF, 4. F. Reyes DH, 5. N. Hoerner SS, 6. N. Velazquez RF, 7. PJ. Higgins 1B, 8. Z. McKinstry 3B, 9. C. Morel CFThe pitcher for the Cubbies was Adrian Simpson (0-3, 3.88 ERA, 42 Ok)A pitching duel was on till the sixth inning.Willson Contreras hit a 362-foot dwelling run (18) to provide the Cubs a 1-0 lead.Joey Krehbiel (2.81 ERA) relieves Spenser Watkins within the sixth.Sean Newcomb (7.88 ERA) is available in for the Cubs to get them out of a jam.Rafael Ortega hit a 366-foot dwelling run (6) to provide the Cubs a 2-0 lead.Contreras hit his 2nd dwelling run (19) of the game with a 447-foot blast to increase the Cubs result in 3-0.Bryan Baker (4.10 ERA) is available in for the O’sErich Uelman (3.38 ERA) is available in for the Cubs.The Orioles began to make a comeback within the eighth with a Ryan Mountcastle single to attain Cedric Mullins to make it 3-1.Anthony Santander hit a sac fly which scored Adley Rutschman to make it 3-2.Brandon Hughes (3.11 ERA) is available in and will get the save for the Cubs leading to a 3-2 loss for the Orioles.The Orioles will look to maneuver on as they start a 3-game collection in opposition to the Boston Red Sox at dwelling. Game 1 is tomorrow Friday, August nineteenth at 7:05 PM EST.

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