After beating up the Yankees in New York last week, the Orioles hosted the Bronx Bombers on Thursday, April 4, 2019 for their season opener. A great day in Baltimore before a sellout crowd of 44,182 with Oriole “greats” Cal Ripken, Jr. Eddie Murray, Brooks Robinson and Boog Powell on hand started well as the Orioles took a 4-1 lead into the fifth inning. However, the Yankees power machine caught the Orioles sending “the birds” to an 8-4 loss.
“I thought we played well. We just didn’t execute certain pitches in bad spots,”
manager Brandon Hyde said. “It was one of those games where the long ball beat us.”
Hyde is referring to the Yankee’s proficiency for hitting home runs. Gleyber Torres had two …