Aaron Hill had a game-ending single with one out in the 14th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over Baltimore on Wednesday and a three-game sweep of the Orioles.
Baltimore had a rough night in its series opener against Arizona, blowing a two-run lead before losing on a walk-off homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning. The second game was even tougher to take.
Baltimore got a solid start from Scott Feldman, hit a pair of homers and rallied to tie the game twice in the late innings. It still wasn’t enough to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks.
This was Matt Lindstrom’s last interview as an Oriole.
Eager to bolster an inexperienced pitching staff during their first playoff run since 1997, the Baltimore Orioles obtained left-hander Joe Saunders on Sunday in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired third baseman Josh Bell from the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday for a player to be named.
The Arizona Diamondbacks sent minor-league catcher John Hester to the Baltimore Orioles to complete a trade made late last year.