TAMPA, Florida — Good information, there’s nonetheless 161 video games remaining within the season.
The unhealthy information, the Baltimore Orioles misplaced their season-opener Friday afternoon, 2-1, to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Francisco Mejia’s sacrifice fly scored Ji-Man Choi within the backside of the eighth inning for the eventual game-winner.
Tampa scored first on Brandon’s Lowe’s RBI sacrifice fly within the third inning. The Orioles tied the sport within the sixth on Anthony Santander’s solo house run.
The Orioles had their alternatives, leaving the bases loaded within the first inning. Tampa Bay left the bases loaded within the backside of the eighth.
Orioles’ beginning pitcher John Means went 4 innings, permitting one run on six hits with 5 strikeouts.
The Orioles (0-1) tackle the Rays at 1 p.m. Saturday.
They play their house opener on Monday at 3 p.m. in opposition to the Milwaukee Brewers.