Texas Hold ‘Em

Orioles 12, Rangers 11 : Texas Hold ‘Em – Pedro Severino has a career high 3 homer game & build a big lead but end up having to hold on for the win as the bullpen gives up 5 runs in the 9th but finally closes it out. Dwight Smith has 3 hits, including a 3-run homer (#11) & a 3-run double, drives in a career high 6 runs for the O’s & Severino homers in the 1st (#6), 7th (#7) & 9th (#8) innings, including going back to back w/ Smith Jr. in the 1st inning. He drives in 4. Keon Broxton also homers in the 4th (#3) for the O’s. Dylan Bundy allows 3 runs in 5 innings, but Texas rallies to score 6 in the 9th against the O’s bullpen. Josh Lucas & Richard Bleier both allow 3 runs each before Mychal Givens strikes out the side in the 9th, including a dramatic strikeout on a wild pitch that Severino has to throw to 1st to end it. Baltimore is now 6-17 in their last 23. Game 2 is tonight.
Bal (19-41) Tex (30-28)
WP : Bundy (3-6)
LP : Smyly (1-4)
S : Givens (5).
GO O’S!!