In a tie game against a pitcher who had been befuddling them all game long, the
But in the seventh, consecutive infield singles from
Valencia singled to Angels shortstop
Finally, Flaherty knocked a broken bat bouncer to Anges second baseman
"We were fortunate, we were fortunate,” manager
As a whole, the trio of Valencia, Pearce and Flaherty went 4-for-9 with three runs scored. In Monday's win over the Angels, the bottom three hitters in the Orioles' lineup combined to go 1-for-9.
Flaherty had his third two-hit performance in 10 games since returning from Triple-A Norfolk on May 29.