Some baseball fans complain about the quality start statistic.
Friday night's game would be an exhibit in that argument.
Lefty Dana Eveland, making his
Eveland allowed just five hits, but he walked six (one intentional) and hit two more batters. So that's 13 baserunners in six innings.The bottom line, though, is only three of those runners scored. And Eveland left before the seventh with the Orioles only down 3-2.
So in that aspect, Eveland did what the Orioles wanted him to.
The Orioles managed just five hits against Tampa Bay starter
Jones, who had 25 homers last year, didn’t hit his 10