Red Sox 19, Orioles 3 (Game 1) : Bad News Birds – The Orioles set the franchise record for losses in a season as they lose to the Red Sox @ Fenway. The Red Sox score 5 times in the 1st inning as Xander Bogaerts doubles home 2 & scores on a bases loaded double by Raphael Devers that clears the bases against O’s starter Ryan Meisinger, who was making his first career start. Trey Mancini hits a solo shot (#24) off of Red Sox starter David Price to get the O’s on the board & Renato Nunez adds a 2-run shot (#8) to cut the lead to 2 but the O’s get nothing else.
J.D. Martinez hits a 2-run shot (#42) off of Rookie John Means in the 4th who was making his MLB debut. Bogaerts hits a 2-run shot (#22) in the 6th & Devers hits a solo shot (#20) in the 7th off of Cody Carroll, adds another in the 8th (#21) off of Orioles utility man Jace Peterson.
Baltimore has now lost the most games in Franchise history.
Bal (45-112) Bos (107-51)
WP : Price (16-7)
LP : Meisinger (2-1).