Gibson wins third in a row


Staff report

Greenfield’s Kyle Gibson (7-3) won his third straight start, allowing three runs and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings in the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 victory over the Cleveland Guardians Tuesday night. He struck out three and walked one.

Gibson was 3-3 in May with a 3.86 ERA. In his last three games, Gibson’s season ERA has dropped from 4.67 to 3.89.

Gibson’s seven wins are tied for second most in the majors. Tampa Bay’s Shane McClanahan leads with eight. Gibson is tied with Texas’s Nathan Eovaldi, Arizona’s Zac Gallen, and Minnesota’s Joe Ryan.

In his 11th MLB season, the 35-year old 2006 Greenfield-Central grad is 96-94 for his career that has included seasons with the Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies and Orioles.

The right-hander’s next scheduled start is slated for Tuesday, June 6 at Milwaukee. Freddy Peralta is the Brewers scheduled starter for the 7:40 p.m. contest.