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Orioles' Zach Britton blows second save, but won't 'mope' about it
Orioles' Zach Britton blows second save, but won't 'mope' about it

NEW YORK — To say Zach Britton has been tremendous this season as the club’s closer would be an understatement. He was 9-for-10 in save chances since taking over from Tommy Hunter and picking up his first save May 15 in Kansas City. Before Friday, his only blown save came May 27 in Milwaukee, when he allowed a two-out single to Jonathan Lucroy in a one-run game in the ninth. The Orioles eventually lost in 10 innings when Brewers pitcher-pinch-hitter Yovani Gallardo hit a walk-off double against T.J. McFarland. That RBI to Lucroy was the only run Britton had allowed as a closer before Friday night. That’s one earned run in 16 1/3 innings spanning 14 appearances. ...

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