Leftovers for breakfast

Yennier Cano ran the count full Thursday night against Yankees slugger Aaron Judge and did the unthinkable. He threw a sinker out of the strike zone that Judge didn’t chase it.

The first walk by Cano in 25 2/3 innings.

All good stats must come to an end.

“Looking back, it’s great that it took that long to finally walk someone, and honestly, I’m really happy with who I ended up walking and the way that at-bat turned out, because it wasn’t just any hitter,” Cano said yesterday via interpreter Brandon Quinones, the smile on his face an indicator that he wasn’t fretting the free pass.

“He’s a great hitter, it was a great at-bat. We fought hard the entire AB, and I threw some good pitches. Went through tough at-bats. I wasn’t upset at all with how it turned out and who I ended up walking. Honestly, just really happy with how things went looking back at it now.”

Judge reached second base on a ground ball and scored with two outs on Willie Calhoun’s double to center field.

Of course, with baseball’s wicked sense of humor, the only walk from Cano would result in a run.

“It’s typical,” he said. “Coaches always talk about, anytime you walk someone, that always comes around to bite you in the end. So, sure enough, I walked him and he came around to score. Obviously, not great and I wasn’t super happy about that, but that’s baseball sometimes. When you put guys on base, that can happen.”

Cano faced 84 batters to begin the season without issuing a walk. His streak of 20 games was the second-longest in team history behind Jamie Walker’s 22 in 2009.

A three-ball count didn’t suddenly make Cano wrestle with the ramifications of a walk beyond putting a runner on base.

“Honestly, I wasn’t thinking about that too much,” he said. “My mind was just like, ‘OK, throw a strike, another strike, and try to get to 3-2. I wasn’t thinking about how I didn’t walk anyone. I was just trying to throw strikes.”

* I wrote yesterday that reliever Mychal Givens hasn’t allowed an earned run against the Rangers in 15 career appearances, the third-longest active streak in the majors behind Chris Sale’s 19 and Aroldis Chapman’s 15.

There’s more.

Givens has struck out 21 Rangers, making him only the second pitcher all-time with a 0.00 ERA and at least 20 strikeouts in their first 15 games against Texas, joining Tigers left-hander Fred Scherman (23 from 1969-72), according to STATS.

There are people paid to track this stuff.

* Grayson Rodriguez has faced the Rangers twice among his 10 major league starts and allowed 10 earned runs and 11 total in 8 1/3 innings. Last night’s damage was extensive, with eight earned (nine total) in 3 1/3.

Rodriguez is the fifth starter in Orioles history to debut against the Rangers, joining Sean Douglass in 2001, Chris Fussell in 1998, Arthur Rhodes in 1991 and Dave Leonhard in 1967.

The best game belonged to Rodriguez, who surrendered two hits in five innings. Douglass allowed six in 3 2/3, Fussell and Leonhard three in five innings, and Rhodes three in four innings.

Rhodes was much better as a setup man.

* The first 20,000 fans 15 and over at today’s game will receive a Ryan Mountcastle bobblehead.

“My parents are asking for a million," he said. "Just going to try and get as many as I can and give them all out.”

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