Display Of Power

Red Sox 13, Orioles 2 : Display Of Power – The Red Sox homer a season high 6 times including 2 by J.D. Martinez as they rout the O’s @ Camden Yards. Brock Holt hits a 2-run shot (#1) in the 1st off of Luis Ortiz, Christian Vasquez (#8) & Martinez (#13) both homer in a 4-run 4th & Jackie Bradley Jr. (#7) & Michael Chavis (#12) both homer off of Dan Straily in a 5-run 5th. Making only his 3rd career start, Ortiz goes just 3+ & allows 4 runs. Andrew Benintendi adds a 2-run single in the 6th off of Straily, who allows 7 runs on 7 hits in just an inning & a 1/3. Trey Mancini homers in the 1st (#15) for the O’s but that’s the only run they would get off of Boston starter Eduardo Rodriguez over 7 innings.
Baltimore is now an MLB worst 9-26 @ home & has lost their last 2 games by a combined score of 25-5 & have a -144 run differential. Game 2 is today.
Bal (21-48) Bos (41-34)
WP : Rodriguez (7-4)
LP : Ortiz (0-1).
GO O’S!!