The Rich Get Richards

Rays 7, Orioles 1 : The Rich Get Richards – Austin Meadows hits his 1st career Grand Slam & Trevor Richards goes 6 shutout innings as the Rays win their 4th in a row over the O’s. Tampa Bay scores all 7 of their runs in the 2nd inning, as Kevin Kiermaier doubles home Jesus Aguilar, Mike Zunino’s 2-run single scores Michael Brosseau & Kiermaier before Meadows tees off for the Grand Slam (#23) to cap the scoring against O’s starter Ty Blach. Blach allows 7 runs on 9 hits in 4 innings, he strikes out 2 & walks 2. Richards gives up just 2 hits, walks just 1 & strikes out 5 in route to his first American League win. Aaron Slegers works the final 3 innings in relief, he gives up a solo homer to Jonathan Villar (#18) in the 8th but he still picks up his 1st career save. Tampa Bay has now won 11 of thier last 12 away from home. Baltimore has now lost 10 of thier last 12. Game 3 is tonight.
Bal (41-88) TB (76-54)
WP : Richards (1-0)
LP : Blach (0-2)
S : Slegers (1).
GO O’S!!