Byron Buxton

What they're saying about Chance Sisco's bunt against the shift in Orioles' 7-0 loss to Twins

What they're saying about Chance Sisco's bunt against the shift in Orioles' 7-0 loss to Twins

On Sunday, with the Minnesota Twins leading the Orioles 7-0 in the ninth inning on a one-hitter by Jose Berrios, the Twins put the shift on rookie catcher Chance Sisco, who bunted for a single, sparking a failed rally. After the game, the Twins complained that Sisco broke an unwritten rule of baseball.

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

The Twins didn’t see it that way. According to Twins baseball beat writer Rhett Bollinger, Minnesota’s Brian Dozier said, “Obviously, we’re not a fan of it. He’s a young kid. I could’ve said something at 2nd base...

55°