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Orioles left-hander Tanner Scott 'as advertised' in eventful major league debut

Orioles left-hander Tanner Scott 'as advertised' in eventful major league debut

Orioles left-hander Tanner Scott introduced himself to the majors with his fastball hitting 100 mph and his slider missing bats during his big league debut Wednesday night.

The Boston Red Sox, in turn, introduced him to what a big league lineup can do with velocity like his.

Scott allowed a pair of runs on two hits with two walks and a strikeout in a laborious eighth inning during the Orioles’ 9-0 loss, with the possibility that the runs could have been avoided had he covered first base in time for a possible 3-6-1 double play.

“As advertised," manager Buck Showalter said. "About like I thought it would be. The slider has come a long way for him. … His...

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