With two on and two outs in the bottom of the first inning, it looked like Trevor Bauer was going to escape when he got ahead of Mark Trumbo 1-2. Then came ball 2, followed by ball 3, followed by a meatball hanging curve that Trumbo hammered deep into the left field stands. That was all the Orioles needed.
Baltimore 5 - Cleveland 1
Trevor Bauer knocked out early, Indians lose to Orioles 5-1 - Let's Go Tribe - Trevor Bauer was chased in the fifth, and the Tribe’s lone run came on a double play.
Trumbo, Machado homer as Orioles beat Indians | MLB.com - The American League Central-leading Indians couldn't figure out Bundy and two Orioles relievers after scoring 18 runs over their past two games. The Tribe's lone run scored with the help of a passed ball and a missed rundown.
Trevor Bauer, Cleveland Indians done in early by Baltimore Orioles' power | cleveland.com - Mark Trumbo, the AL leader in homers, turned a full-count hanging curveball into a three-run homer in the first inning and the Indians were never a factor for the rest of the night in a 5-1 loss at Camden Yards.
Indians Juan Uribe shakes off fastball to head | MLB.com - Indians third baseman Juan Uribe left in the seventh inning of Friday's 5-1 loss to the Orioles after being hit in the head by a pitch from O's reliever Odrisamer Despaigne.
Trevor Bauer allows two homers, lacks energy | MLB.com - On the season, Bauer is 7-4 with a 3.65 ERA. Over his last three starts, 0-2 with a 7.47 ERA. The trend is troubling beyond the numbers.
Other Indians News
Michael Brantley has shoulder procedure | MLB.com - The Indians are "cautiously optimistic" about the soreness in Michael Brantley's surgically right shoulder following his latest procedure. Exactly when the outfielder will return to the lineup, however, remains unclear.
Cleveland Indians want to keep Cody Anderson; Zach McAllister on hold | cleveland.com - The Indians could have recalled Zach McAllister on Friday when Joe Colon went on the disabled list with a sore right shoulder. McAllister was due to be activated today, but they recalled Cody Anderson instead.
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