Split Decision

Game 1 : Red Sox 7, Orioles 1 – Nathan Eovaldi tosses 7 solid innings, allowing just a run on 5 hits, walks 1 & strikes out 6 to earn the win, Xander Bogaerts hits a solo shot (#5) & Mitch Moreland adds a 3-run shot (#7) as Boston wins their 2nd in a row. Pat Valaika homers (#3) for the lone Orioles run of the game as the O’s extend their losing streak to 5 in a row.

Bal (12-13) Bos (8-18)

WP : Eovaldi (2-2)
LP : Wojciechowski (1-3)

Game 2 : Red Sox 8, Orioles 5 – Xander Bogaerts (#6), J.D. Martinez (#3) & Rafael Devers (#5) all homer against Orioles starter John Means, who lasts only 3 innings in his return to the rotation, giving up 2 of the Boston homeruns. Pat Valaika (#4), Cedric Mullins (#1) & Chance Sisco (#4) all homer for the Orioles, who drop their season high 6th in a row.

Bal (12-14) Bos (9-18)

WP : Hernandez (1-0
LP : Means (0-2)
S : Barnes (1)

Game 3 : Orioles 5, Red Sox 4 (10 innings) – Pedro Severino singles home the winning run in the 10th inning to give the O’s the walk off win in extras. Pat Valaika homers (#5) for the third straight game, Anthony Santander homers (#10) & drives in 2 for Baltimore, who snaps a 6 game skid w/ the win. Jackie Bradley Jr homers (#1) for Boston in the loss.

Bal (13-14) Bos (9-19)

WP : Castro (1-0)
LP : Barnes (1-2)

Game 4 : Orioles 5, Red Sox 4 – Rio Ruiz goes 2-4 w/ 4 RBI & Thomas Eshelman pitches 4+ shutout innings in relief of Orioles starter Wade LeBlanc, who departs in the 1st inning w/ an injury. Kevin Pillar (#3) & Jackie Bradley Jr (#2) both homer for the Red Sox, who’s late rally falls short.
The Orioles use 6 relievers, the Red Sox use 5.

Bal (14-14) Bos (9-20)

WP : Eshelman (2-0)
LP : Godley (0-3)
S : Scott (1)

The Orioles split a crucial series w/ the Red Sox, they had the day off before starting a 3 game series on the road against Tampa Bay.

GO O’S!!

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