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Orioles vs. Astros, June 21, 2021 | PHOTOS

Orioles' Ryan Mountcastle, right, reacts in frustration as homeplate umpire Angel , left, calls a second strikes on him in the seventh inning. Mountcastle eventually flied out during the at bat.
(Kenneth K. Lam)

Orioles vs. Astros, June 21, 2021 | PHOTOS

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The Baltimore Orioles play the Houston Astros at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021.
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Orioles' Maikel Franco, right, looks to the sky as he runs the bases after his two-run homer against Astros pitcher Brandon Bielak, left, in the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021. The homer is Orioles' first base hit of the game.
Orioles' Maikel Franco, right, looks to the sky as he runs the bases after his two-run homer against Astros pitcher Brandon Bielak, left, in the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021. The homer is Orioles' first base hit of the game. (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun)
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Orioles' Maikel Franco connects for a two-run homer against Astros pitcher Brandon Bielak in the eighth inning.
Orioles' Maikel Franco connects for a two-run homer against Astros pitcher Brandon Bielak in the eighth inning. (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun)
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Orioles pitcher Mac Sceroler, right, hands a wet ball to umpire Angel Hernandez, left, after the game against the Astros is delayed by weather in the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021.
Orioles pitcher Mac Sceroler, right, hands a wet ball to umpire Angel Hernandez, left, after the game against the Astros is delayed by weather in the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Orioles vs. Astros
Orioles grounds crew members work on drying the pitching mound as Orioles pitcher Mac Sceroler (#67) looks on during heavy rain in the eighth inning. The game against the Astros was delayed by weather a second time at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Orioles grounds crew members work on drying the pitching mound as Orioles pitcher Mac Sceroler (#67) looks on during heavy rain in the eighth inning. The game against the Astros was delayed by weather a second time at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Orioles vs. Astros
Umpires Ted Barrett, right, and Angel Hernandez, left, talk with Orioles pitcher Mac Sceroler, center, at the mound during a heavy downpour in the eighth inning. The game was delayed a second time in the inning.
Umpires Ted Barrett, right, and Angel Hernandez, left, talk with Orioles pitcher Mac Sceroler, center, at the mound during a heavy downpour in the eighth inning. The game was delayed a second time in the inning. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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Orioles' Ryan Mountcastle reacts after he lined out to center field against the Astros in the seventh inning.
Orioles' Ryan Mountcastle reacts after he lined out to center field against the Astros in the seventh inning. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Orioles vs. Astros
Orioles' Ryan Mountcastle, right, reacts in frustration as homeplate umpire Angel , left, calls a second strikes on him in the seventh inning. Mountcastle eventually flied out during the at bat.
Orioles' Ryan Mountcastle, right, reacts in frustration as homeplate umpire Angel , left, calls a second strikes on him in the seventh inning. Mountcastle eventually flied out during the at bat. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Orioles vs. Astros
Astros' Cristian Javier pitches against the Orioles in the sixth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Astros' Cristian Javier pitches against the Orioles in the sixth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Orioles vs. Astros
Astros' Jason Castro, right, scores as the ball arrives late to Orioles catcher Pedro Severino, left, in the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021.
Astros' Jason Castro, right, scores as the ball arrives late to Orioles catcher Pedro Severino, left, in the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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Orioles shortstop Freddy Galvis, left, cannot stop a grounder by Astros' Chas McCornick allowing Jason Castro, right, to score from second base in the third inning.
Orioles shortstop Freddy Galvis, left, cannot stop a grounder by Astros' Chas McCornick allowing Jason Castro, right, to score from second base in the third inning. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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Orioles starting pitcher Keegan Akin, left, hands his glove to umpires Ted Barrett, from right, and Angel Hernandez to be checked for any foreign substances after pitching against the Astros in the top half of the first inning.
Orioles starting pitcher Keegan Akin, left, hands his glove to umpires Ted Barrett, from right, and Angel Hernandez to be checked for any foreign substances after pitching against the Astros in the top half of the first inning. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Orioles vs. Astros
Umpires Ted Barrett, from right, and Angel Hernandez check Orioles starting pitcher Keegan Akin, left, for any foreign substances on his body and glove after pitching against the Astros in the top half of the first inning.
Umpires Ted Barrett, from right, and Angel Hernandez check Orioles starting pitcher Keegan Akin, left, for any foreign substances on his body and glove after pitching against the Astros in the top half of the first inning. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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Orioles starter Keegan Akin pitches against the Astros.
Orioles starter Keegan Akin pitches against the Astros. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Orioles vs. Astros
Umpires Ted Barrett, left, and Angel Hernandez, second right, check Astros starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi, right, for any foreign substances on his glove after pitching against the Orioles in the first inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021.
Umpires Ted Barrett, left, and Angel Hernandez, second right, check Astros starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi, right, for any foreign substances on his glove after pitching against the Orioles in the first inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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Astros starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi pitches against the Orioles.
Astros starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi pitches against the Orioles. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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Dark clouds and rain gather over Oriole Park at Camden Yards delaying tonight's Orioles game against the Astros.
Dark clouds and rain gather over Oriole Park at Camden Yards delaying tonight's Orioles game against the Astros. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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Orioles grounds crew cover the infield with tarp as dark clouds and rain gather over Oriole Park at Camden Yards delaying tonight's Orioles game against the Astros.
Orioles grounds crew cover the infield with tarp as dark clouds and rain gather over Oriole Park at Camden Yards delaying tonight's Orioles game against the Astros. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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Dark clouds gather over Oriole Park at Camden Yards as Astros players take batting practice before game against the Orioles.
Dark clouds gather over Oriole Park at Camden Yards as Astros players take batting practice before game against the Orioles. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Orioles vs. Astros at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021.
Orioles' Austin Hays is hit on the helmet by a pitch from Astros' Brandon Bielak in the eighth inning. Hays later scored on a two-runs homer by Maikel Franco, Orioles' first hit of the game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021.
Orioles' Austin Hays is hit on the helmet by a pitch from Astros' Brandon Bielak in the eighth inning. Hays later scored on a two-runs homer by Maikel Franco, Orioles' first hit of the game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam)
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