BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins hit a two-run single, Bruce Zimmermann pitched 4 sharp innings and the Baltimore Orioles gained their opening sport at a barely altered Camden Yards, 2-0 over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.
On the thirtieth anniversary of its inaugural season, Baltimore’s ballpark seemed noticeably completely different after the wall in left subject was pushed again and made taller within the offseason. The new dimensions weren’t an element on this sport, although.
Mullins, whose 30-30 marketing campaign was one of many few brilliant spots in a 110-loss season for the Orioles final yr, singled with the bases loaded within the second.
Baltimore gained for the primary time this season after being swept in a three-game collection at Tampa Bay.
Zimmermann, the primary Maryland-born pitcher to begin a house opener for the Orioles since 1990, allowed three hits, struck out 4 and walked two. Mike Baumann (1-0) pitched 2 1/3 innings in reduction, adopted by Dillon Tate and Cionel Pérez. Jorge López labored a hitless ninth for the save.
Adrian Houser (0-1) allowed two runs and 4 hits in 3 2/3 innings. He walked three and struck out three. Two of these walks got here within the second to load the bases earlier than Mullins’ two-out hit.
The Orioles confronted Milwaukee in a house opener for the primary time since 1995, when the Brewers have been within the American League. This was the primary time Milwaukee performed at Baltimore in any sport since 2003.
The earlier dimensions at Camden Yards have been 333 toes to left subject, 364 to left-center and 410 to heart. Now, the wall goes from 333 out to 384, then throughout to 398. It then juts in a bit to 376 to accommodate the Baltimore bullpen earlier than reaching 410 in heart.
The top of the wall was raised from 7 to 13 toes.
“I just looked at it for the first time. It’s large,” Orioles slugger Trey Mancini said before the game. “It was a little more jaw-dropping than I thought.”
Mancini got here near a homer within the first inning, however Tyrone Taylor made an incredible catch whereas slamming into the wall in right-center — the place the scale are unchanged.
In different ballpark information, Orioles chairman and CEO John Angelos introduced in a press release that the Maryland legislature had handed an initiative committing $1.2 billion in public funding for reinvestment in and reimagination of the Camden Yards Sports Complex.
Brewers: INF Luis Urías (left quad) started the season on the injured listing, that means he’s lacking the prospect to go up in opposition to his brother Ramón, an INF for Baltimore.
Orioles: Baltimore put RHP Dean Kremer (left indirect) on the 10-day IL, chosen the contract of RHP Spenser Watkins from Triple-A Norfolk and recalled LHP Alexander Wells from Norfolk.
LHP Eric Lauer is about to begin Tuesday night time for Milwaukee. The Orioles have not introduced a starter but. Lauer went 7-5 with a 3.19 ERA in 2021.
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