American League Championship Series

Orioles' Chance Sisco draws ire of Twins for ninth-inning bunt against shift

Orioles' Chance Sisco draws ire of Twins for ninth-inning bunt against shift

Catcher Chance Sisco, who until the ninth inning had the Orioles’ only hit with a third-inning double, got the visiting Minnesota Twins' dander up when he bunted against the shift to start a failed ninth-inning rally.

"Just trying to mess with the timing of the game,” Sisco said. “He was kind of going through the lineup. Just trying to do what I can to get on base.

“They were playing the shift right there, so they kind of gave it to me. If they're going to shift, I have to take it right there in that spot. We got bases loaded right after that. We're a couple home runs away from tying the game — bases loaded, [Adam Jones] or [Jonathan Schoop] hits a home run right there?...

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