Jonathan Schoop

Orioles ride rookie Yefry Ramírez to beat error-riddled Rangers, 1-0

Orioles ride rookie Yefry Ramírez to beat error-riddled Rangers, 1-0

Whether it was because of a Swiss cheese Texas Rangers defense or a career-best seven-strikeout performance by Yefry Ramírez, the Orioles found their motivation to eke out a mid-series victory Saturday.

When third baseman Adrián Beltré committed a throwing error on Tim Beckham’s soft single in the sixth, one of three Rangers errors, the Orioles (27-69) had their first base runner perched within 90 feet of home plate on the night. The next batter, Jonathan Schoop, hit a sacrifice fly to center field for the only run of the game.

Up to that point, the Orioles had grounded into three double plays. Beckham (two hits) and Danny Valencia (two hits) led the...

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