Tim Anderson

David Hess' strong start undone, another position player pitches in Orioles' 12-2 loss to White Sox

David Hess' strong start undone, another position player pitches in Orioles' 12-2 loss to White Sox

For four innings Monday night at Camden Yards, it seemed as if Orioles right-hander David Hess had rediscovered whatever he had working for him on the month’s first day in Toronto. The fifth frame, though, looked more like the three weeks since.

Hess cruised through four one-hit innings against the Chicago White Sox before running into trouble and barrels in the fifth inning of the Orioles’ 12-2 defeat. Needing only 44 pitches to get through four innings, Hess struck out three of the first four batters he faced and retired the first seven overall before Yolmer Sánchez grounded a single to the left of second base, a spot vacated with the Orioles shifted to the right side. That...

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