The Baltimore Orioles are off to a hot start in the 2016 MLB regular season. The team currently sits at a perfect 7 – 0 so far on the season, leaving the team the only undefeated team so far on the season. It also means that the team currently sits atop the league standings. Tonight the “Orange Birds” look to keep their success going when they wrap up a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox. The game will be carried live tonight on ESPN’s Wednesday Night Baseball presented by Hankook Tire.
The Orioles and Red Sox face off tonight on ESPN in the last of a three-game series. The game Joe Kelly is expected to get the start for the BoSox in tonight’s game. It will be Kelly’s second start of the season. His first start of the season was on April 8th. And it was a rather inauspicious start for the right hander. He pitched three whole innings before being pulled in the fourth, having allowed 7 hits, 7 runs, 7 earned runs, and 3 walks, and striking out only four of the twenty batters that he faced over that time. A base-clearing grand slam by Josh Donaldson in the fourth ended Kelly’s night. Ubaldo Jimenez is expected to get the start for Baltimore in tonight’s game. His last time on the mound was April 7th against Minnesota. He was credited with the win in the game having allowed only 2 runs on 8 hits, and striking out nine of twenty-eight batters over seven innings. He allowed only 1 earned run in that time, too.
Broadcast of tonight’s game is scheduled to begin at 7pm ET. It will be live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes+. Jon Sciambi will be in the booth for tonight’s game. He will be joined by Rick Sutcliffe and Doug Glanville for additional commentary. Before the first pitch is thrown, Karl Ravech, John Kruk, Eduardo Perez, and Tim Kurkjian will have a preview of the game on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight on ESPN2 beginning at 6:30pm ET. Anyone that won’t be near a TV for tonight’s game can still catch the game online on WatchESPN. More information on tonight’s game and all of ESPN’s scheduled games is available online along with all of the latest MLB headlines at:
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