Former UMBC pitcher Zach Clark got off to a good start with the Orioles in spring training Saturday when he earned the win in the team's first exhbition game.
Clark threw a scoreless top of the eighth inning, and the game was tied 3-3 when Trayvon Robinson hit a game-winning two-run homer for Baltimore in the bottom half.
That made Clark the pitcher of record, and he got the win when the Orioles held on for the 5-3 victory over the Twins.
The Orioles used nine different pitchers in the game as manager Buck Showalter took a look at several players. Clark finally made the 40-man roster last fall, and it will be interesting to see what kind of a look he gets from the team.
Clark graduated from UMBC in 2006 and signed with the Orioles as an undrafted free agent.