Marlins extend Orioles' skid to 8 games with 2-0 victory

BALTIMORE (AP) In an interleague matchup between two offensively challenged last-place teams, a pair of runs was plenty for the Miami Marlins against the light-hitting Baltimore Orioles.

Jose Urena became the latest pitcher to raise his win total and lower his ERA against the Orioles, pitching eight innings of three-hit ball in a 2-0 victory Friday night.

It was the eighth straight loss for the Orioles, their longest skid since July 2011. The Orioles have dropped 15 of 17 overall and 10 straight at home, scoring only 14 runs.

''We've got some people that we know are capable of a lot better just aren't able to produce right now,'' manager Buck Showalter said. ''There's a lot of positive things being said before the game, and it just seems when we get into the game, we get back in that same situation we've been in many times.''

Urena (2-8) struck out four and walked one in his longest and most efficient outing of the season.

''He's a strong kid, and honestly if we had a bigger lead I would've sent him back out,'' manager Don Mattingly said. ''He could've finished that.''

Urena, who started for Miami on opening day, is 2-1 in June after an 0-7 start.

''That was pretty good,'' he said of his 112-pitch performance. ''I tried to attack the batters in the zone. That was the plan.''

Kyle Barraclough worked a perfect ninth for his fifth save.

Lewis Brinson hit two triples for the Marlins, who have won four of five.

''We just keep scratching and clawing,'' right fielder Brian Anderson said. ''Our pitching has been great.''

Baltimore's only hit over the first six innings was a single by Corban Joseph, recalled from Double-A Bowie before the game. The Orioles rank last in the AL in runs and batting average, and the trend continued in their eighth shutout loss.

Kevin Gausman (3-6) opened the game by throwing six straight pitches out of the strike zone. He only gave up two runs in 5 2/3 innings, but it was two too many.

''Any runs our pitchers give up is magnified because we're struggling so much to score,'' Showalter said.

Gausman is 0-4 in six starts since May 11.

Miami went up 1-0 in the fifth on a two-out RBI single by Anderson. In the sixth, JT Riddle hit a two-out single and Brinson delivered his second triple.

That was the extent of Miami's offense. The Marlins came in tied for last in the NL in runs.

Now in his third season, Brinson hit two triples in his first 88 big league games before doubling that total in Game 89. He became the eighth Marlins player to hit two in game.

DAVIS BENCHED

Orioles 1B Chris Davis has essentially been benched in the wake of a season-long slump.

Davis is batting .150 with four home runs, 15 RBIs and 86 strikeouts in 52 games. He hasn't played since Monday, and there's no telling when he will be back in the lineup.

''Chris is continuing with some things that he's working on,'' Showalter said.

PLENTY OF MOVES

Marlins: Reinstated RHP Brett Graves from the 60-day DL; transferred LHP Chris O'Grady to the 60-day DL; placed LHP Caleb Smith on the bereavement list; optioned RHP Ben Meyer to Triple-A New Orleans; and recalled RHP Merandy Gonzalez from Double-A Jacksonville.

Orioles: LHP Richard Bleier was placed on the DL and will likely require season-ending shoulder surgery. In addition, Baltimore recalled LHP Tanner Scott from Triple-A Norfolk; selected the contract of INF Corban Joseph from Double-A Bowie; optioned right-hander Yefry Ramirez to Norfolk; and designated lefty D.J. Snelten for assignment.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Marlins: 3B Miguel Rojas left in the sixth inning after a pitch hit him on the left hand and ricocheted to his face. ... INF Garrett Cooper (wrist) is participating in all baseball activities and live batting practice. ... LHP Chris O'Grady (shoulder) threw a bullpen Thursday.

Orioles: INF Tim Beckham (groin strain) began his rehab assignment at third base with Bowie, going 0 for 2 with a walk.

UP NEXT

Marlins: Former Oriole Wei-Yin Chen (1-3, 6.13 ERA) makes his first appearance at Camden Yards since 2015 on Saturday afternoon. The lefty made his big league debut with Baltimore in 2012.

Orioles: Alex Cobb (2-8, 7.23) is 3-1 with a 1.78 ERA in four career starts against the Marlins.

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  • W: J. Urena (2-8)L: K. Gausman (3-6)S: K. Barraclough (5)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
D. Dietrich 1B40000113.278.328.440.7680.5
B. Anderson RF40210110.307.383.439.8224.5
J. Realmuto C50100014.300.364.511.8740.5
J. Bour DH40000023.241.371.424.795-1.0
S. Castro 2B40000014.278.328.381.709-0.5
J. Riddle SS41100020.213.226.377.6031.0
L. Brinson CF40210010.179.221.333.5546.5
M. Rojas 3B11100100.230.298.347.6457.0
Y. Rivera PR-3B10000010.155.319.172.492-0.5
J. Shuck LF40000015.204.268.252.520-0.5
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    C. Joseph 1B40100011.250.250.250.5000.5
    A. Jones CF40100001.285.306.448.7541.0
    M. Machado SS40100011.306.377.574.9500.5
    D. Valencia 3B30000002.277.346.461.8070.0
    T. Mancini LF30000011.226.301.365.666-0.5
    J. Schoop 2B20000110.207.248.343.5910.5
    M. Trumbo RF30000001.246.305.377.6820.0
    P. Alvarez DH30000021.180.283.414.698-1.0
    C. Sisco C20000001.218.340.328.6681.0
      BATTING
      • 2B - B. Anderson (19), M. Rojas (7)
      • 3B - L. Brinson 2 (3)
      • RBI - B. Anderson (34), L. Brinson (27)
      • 2-Out RBI - B. Anderson (19), L. Brinson (4)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - M. Rojas (3)
      FIELDING
      • DP - 2 (Riddle-Castro-Dietrich; Riddle-Castro-Dietrich)
      FIELDING
      • E - M. Machado (7)
      • PB - C. Sisco
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      J. Urena (W, 2-8)8.03001404.181.1532.0
      K. Barraclough (S, 5)1.00000201.150.8011.0
      PITCHERSIP
      J. Urena (W, 2-8)8.0
      K. Barraclough (S, 5)1.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      K. Gausman (L, 3-6)5.25223704.481.403.5
      T. Scott0.20000004.761.290.0
      M. Castro0.21000102.831.33-0.5
      Z. Britton1.00000200.001.504.0
      D. O'Day1.01000103.120.872.5
      PITCHERSIP
      K. Gausman (L, 3-6)5.2
      T. Scott0.2
      M. Castro0.2
      Z. Britton1.0
      D. O'Day1.0
      PITCHING
      • HBP - J. Urena (8)
      • Pitches-Strikes - J. Urena 112-68, K. Barraclough 14-10
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Urena 14-4, K. Barraclough 1-0
      • Batters Faced - J. Urena 27, K. Barraclough 3
      PITCHING
      • HBP - K. Gausman (4)
      • Pitches-Strikes - K. Gausman 107-71, T. Scott 7-4, M. Castro 14-10, Z. Britton 13-9, D. O'Day 17-12
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - K. Gausman 7-3, T. Scott 2-0, Z. Britton 1-0
      • Batters Faced - K. Gausman 26, T. Scott 2, M. Castro 4, Z. Britton 3, D. O'Day 4
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      D. Dietrich 1B40000113.278.328.440.7680.5
      B. Anderson RF40210110.307.383.439.8224.5
      J. Realmuto C50100014.300.364.511.8740.5
      J. Bour DH40000023.241.371.424.795-1.0
      S. Castro 2B40000014.278.328.381.709-0.5
      J. Riddle SS41100020.213.226.377.6031.0
      L. Brinson CF40210010.179.221.333.5546.5
      M. Rojas 3B11100100.230.298.347.6457.0
      Y. Rivera PR-3B10000010.155.319.172.492-0.5
      J. Shuck LF40000015.204.268.252.520-0.5
      Total35272031119-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        C. Joseph 1B40100011.250.250.250.5000.5
        A. Jones CF40100001.285.306.448.7541.0
        M. Machado SS40100011.306.377.574.9500.5
        D. Valencia 3B30000002.277.346.461.8070.0
        T. Mancini LF30000011.226.301.365.666-0.5
        J. Schoop 2B20000110.207.248.343.5910.5
        M. Trumbo RF30000001.246.305.377.6820.0
        P. Alvarez DH30000021.180.283.414.698-1.0
        C. Sisco C20000001.218.340.328.6681.0
        Total280300169-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - B. Anderson (19), M. Rojas (7)
          • 3B - L. Brinson 2 (3)
          • RBI - B. Anderson (34), L. Brinson (27)
          • 2-Out RBI - B. Anderson (19), L. Brinson (4)
          BASERUNNING
          • SB - M. Rojas (3)
          FIELDING
          • DP - 2 (Riddle-Castro-Dietrich; Riddle-Castro-Dietrich)
          FIELDING
          • E - M. Machado (7)
          • PB - C. Sisco
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          J. Urena (W, 2-8)8.03001404.181.1532.0
          K. Barraclough (S, 5)1.00000201.150.8011.0
          Total9.0300160---
          PITCHERSIP
          J. Urena (W, 2-8)8.0
          K. Barraclough (S, 5)1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          K. Gausman (L, 3-6)5.25223704.481.403.5
          T. Scott0.20000004.761.290.0
          M. Castro0.21000102.831.33-0.5
          Z. Britton1.00000200.001.504.0
          D. O'Day1.01000103.120.872.5
          Total9.07223110---
          PITCHERSIP
          K. Gausman (L, 3-6)5.2
          T. Scott0.2
          M. Castro0.2
          Z. Britton1.0
          D. O'Day1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • HBP - J. Urena (8)
          • Pitches-Strikes - J. Urena 112-68, K. Barraclough 14-10
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Urena 14-4, K. Barraclough 1-0
          • Batters Faced - J. Urena 27, K. Barraclough 3
          PITCHING
          • HBP - K. Gausman (4)
          • Pitches-Strikes - K. Gausman 107-71, T. Scott 7-4, M. Castro 14-10, Z. Britton 13-9, D. O'Day 17-12
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - K. Gausman 7-3, T. Scott 2-0, Z. Britton 1-0
          • Batters Faced - K. Gausman 26, T. Scott 2, M. Castro 4, Z. Britton 3, D. O'Day 4
          • 6TH INNING
            Brinson tripled to deep right, Riddle scored20
          • 5TH INNING
            Anderson singled to left, Rojas scored10
          • 9TH INNING
            • Darren O'Day relieved Zach Britton
            • J. Shuck: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Shuck popped out to shortstop
            • D. Dietrich: Foul, Foul, Foul tip, Dietrich struck out on foul tip
            • B. Anderson: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Anderson doubled to right center
            • J. Realmuto: Strike looking, Foul, Realmuto lined out to right
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Kyle Barraclough relieved Jose Urena
            • C. Joseph: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Joseph struck out swinging
            • A. Jones: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Jones grounded out to pitcher
            • M. Machado: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul tip, Machado struck out on foul tip
            • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Zach Britton relieved Miguel Castro
            • J. Riddle: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Riddle struck out swinging
            • L. Brinson: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Brinson grounded out to shortstop
            • Y. Rivera: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Rivera struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • J. Urena Pitching:
            • J. Schoop: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Schoop walked
            • M. Trumbo: Strike looking, Trumbo reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Schoop out at second
            • P. Alvarez: Foul, Ball, Ball, Alvarez grounded out to first, Trumbo to second
            • C. Sisco: Sisco grounded out to shortstop
            • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • T. Scott Pitching:
            • D. Dietrich: Dietrich grounded out to shortstop
            • Miguel Castro relieved Tanner Scott
            • B. Anderson: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Anderson struck out swinging
            • J. Realmuto: Realmuto singled to center
            • J. Bour: Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Bour safe at first on shortstop Machado fielding error, Realmuto to third
            • S. Castro: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Castro lined out to center
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
            • J. Urena Pitching:
            • A. Jones: Jones reached on bunt single to pitcher
            • M. Machado: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Machado singled to left, Jones to second
            • D. Valencia: Ball, Foul, Valencia grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Jones to third, Machado out at second
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Mancini struck out swinging
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • K. Gausman Pitching:
            • J. Bour: Strike swinging, Foul, Bour grounded out to pitcher
            • S. Castro: Strike looking, Castro popped out to shortstop
            • J. Riddle: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Riddle singled to center
            • L. Brinson: Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Brinson tripled to deep right, Riddle scored
            • M. Rojas: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Rojas hit by pitch
            • Tanner Scott relieved Kevin Gausman
            • Yadiel Rivera ran for Miguel Rojas
            • J. Shuck: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Shuck grounded out to second
            • Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • J. Urena Pitching:
            • M. Trumbo: Trumbo grounded out to pitcher
            • P. Alvarez: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Alvarez struck out looking
            • C. Sisco: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Sisco hit by pitch
            • C. Joseph: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Joseph grounded out to third
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • K. Gausman Pitching:
            • M. Rojas: Strike looking, Strike looking, Rojas doubled to left
            • J. Shuck: Ball, Rojas to third on passed ball, Ball, Shuck grounded out to pitcher
            • D. Dietrich: Ball, Ball, Dietrich grounded out to pitcher
            • B. Anderson: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Anderson singled to left, Rojas scored
            • J. Realmuto: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Realmuto grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 5th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • J. Urena Pitching:
            • D. Valencia: Ball, Ball, Valencia grounded out to third
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Foul, Foul, Mancini flied out to right
            • J. Schoop: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Schoop struck out swinging
            • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • K. Gausman Pitching:
            • S. Castro: Strike looking, Foul, Castro grounded out to pitcher
            • J. Riddle: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Riddle grounded out to shortstop
            • L. Brinson: Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Brinson struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • J. Urena Pitching:
            • C. Joseph: Strike swinging, Joseph singled to right
            • A. Jones: Ball, Strike swinging, Jones reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Joseph out at second
            • M. Machado: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Machado grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Jones out at second
            • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • K. Gausman Pitching:
            • B. Anderson: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Anderson lined out to right
            • J. Realmuto: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Realmuto struck out swinging
            • J. Bour: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Bour struck out looking
            • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • J. Urena Pitching:
            • M. Trumbo: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Trumbo flied out to left
            • P. Alvarez: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul tip, Alvarez struck out on foul tip
            • C. Sisco: Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Sisco grounded out to pitcher
            • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • K. Gausman Pitching:
            • J. Riddle: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Riddle struck out swinging
            • L. Brinson: Foul, Foul, Brinson tripled to deep center
            • M. Rojas: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Rojas walked
            • J. Shuck: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Shuck struck out looking
            • D. Dietrich: Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Rojas stole second, Dietrich flied out to left
            • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • J. Urena Pitching:
            • D. Valencia: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Valencia grounded out to third
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Mancini grounded out to second
            • J. Schoop: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Schoop grounded out to third
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • K. Gausman Pitching:
            • D. Dietrich: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Dietrich walked
            • B. Anderson: Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Anderson walked, Dietrich to second
            • J. Realmuto: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Realmuto reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Dietrich to third, Anderson out at second
            • J. Bour: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Bour struck out swinging
            • S. Castro: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Castro struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • J. Urena Pitching:
            • C. Joseph: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Joseph grounded out to second
            • A. Jones: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Jones lined out to right
            • M. Machado: Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Machado flied out to right
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)