Orioles vs. Cardinals delayed by rain for 2nd straight day

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals introduced that play will resume at 4:20 p.m. ET after their recreation Wednesday afternoon in opposition to the Orioles went right into a rain delay in the course of the fourth inning.

After starting the day taking part in the final three and a half innings of Tuesday evening’s suspended contest, a 3-1 St. Louis win, the groups stopped play with Baltimore main 3-0 at 2:56 p.m. EST to permit the grounds crew to roll out the tarp earlier than the rain started to fall. An prolonged delay might spell the second straight early exit for an Orioles beginning pitcher after Kyle Bradish’s day ended after 5 innings Tuesday. Left-hander John Means was by means of three frames with no runs allowed on one hit, two walks and a strikeout in 51 pitches.

After dropping the sequence opener, the Orioles’ historic streak of 106 consecutive sequence of not less than two choices with out being swept is at risk of being ended by St. Louis, the staff that holds the report for the longest such streak. Baltimore started its run, which stands because the American League report, in Could 2022. The one groups in MLB historical past to go longer and not using a sweep are the 1906-1909 Chicago Cubs (115) and the 1942-44 Cardinals (124).

The Orioles have had eight video games affected by climate this season, accruing 13 hours, 8 minutes’ price of rain delays. That whole solely consists of 1 hour, 31 minutes of the 15 hours between pitches Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning after the sport was formally suspended. After selecting up the competition with the rating tied 1-1, the Orioles coughed up two runs within the sixth to fall 3-1.