BOSTON (AP) — Maikel Franco drove in two runs after one other Boston error, Pedro Severino had his second two-hit sport in a row and Matt Harvey made his Orioles debut on Saturday in Baltimore’s 4-2 victory over the Purple Sox.
Franco’s single got here after Purple Sox third baseman Rafael Devers made a diving cease on Austin Hays’ grounder however sailed the throw to second. The Orioles additionally took benefit of a Boston error for a two-run inning in Friday’s opener, a 3-0 win.
Harvey missed his likelihood on the win when he was pulled with two outs within the fifth after giving up two singles and a stroll within the inning. A 2013 All-Star, the previous New York Met bounced from the Reds to the Angels and Royals with out a lot success earlier than signing a minor league take care of Baltimore this winter.
In all, he was charged with two runs, six hits and a stroll whereas placing out 4.
“I’d have liked to get him by means of 5,” Orioles supervisor Brandon Hyde mentioned. “I used to be so impressed with Matt. I assumed he had actually great things. He confirmed the competitor that he’s. Throwing strikes, labored forward within the depend, stored guys off steadiness, a extremely good first begin for him.”
Harvey, who’s from Connecticut, rattled off greater than a dozen pals and family who have been on the sport to see him pitch at Fenway Park for the primary time in his profession, together with his mother and father.