After taking game one 8-4 on Friday night, the Angels continued their series for game two, against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday night at Angel Stadium. The pitching match-up for game two, was Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles, against Garrett Richards for the Angels.
The Orioles scored first as Adam Jones reached on a fielder’s choice, scoring Manny Machado and giving the Orioles a 1-0 lead. Then in the fifth, Manny Machado hit a solo home run to left, extending the lead to 2-0. In the sixth, Chris Davis led off with a double, and then Matt Wieters reached on an error by Garrett Richards, moving up to second. It was now second and third for Jonathan Schoop, who hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Davis, as the Orioles now led 3-0. In the bottom of the sixth, Kole Calhoun hit a two-out double to center, breaking up the no-hitter, as Jimenez had gone five and two-thirds without allowing a hit. Cam Bedrosian relieved Richards in the seventh, and allowed a one-out single to Machado. Bedrosian then struck out Gerrardo Parra for the second out. Then with Adam Jones batting, Angels’ catcher, Carlos Perez threw out Machado trying to steal second for out number three to end the inning. In the bottom of the seventh, Albert Pujols led off with a single. Then one out later, Erick Aybar was hit by pitch, making it first and second for Conor Gillaspie. Jimeniz then got Gillaspie to pop out for the second out. Next batter was Johnny Giavotella, who grounded out to end the seventh. In the eighth, after getting the first out, Cam Bedrosian allowed a walk to Chris Davis. He was then relieved by Cesar Ramos, who gave up a single to Wieters, as it was first and third for Schoop. Schoop then hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Davis, as the Orioles extended their lead to 4-0. Ramos then got JJ Hardy to ground out to end the inning. In the top of the ninth, Caleb Joseph hit a solo home run to left, as the Orioles now led 5-0. In the bottom of the ninth, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit back-to-back singled to start the inning. It was now first and third for David Murphy, who hit a fly ball to center, scoring Mike Trout. But the Orioles challenged and Trout was called out at home for the second out. Next batter was Aybar, who singled to right, to make it first and second for Gillaspie. Gillaspie then grounded out to first to end the ballgame, as the Orioles shutout the Angels 5-0.
Winning Pitcher: Ubaldo Jimenez (9-7), 8IP, 2H, 0ER, 1BB, 6SO
Losing Pitcher: Garrett Richards (11-9), 6IP, 7H, 3ER, 1BB, 7SO