Game 1 : Orioles 9, Mets 5 – Renato Nunez homers twice (#8 & #9) & drives in 4, Anthony Santander homers (#11) drives in 3 & Pat Valaika goes 4-4 for his 1st career 4 hit game & drives in another as the Orioles pound out 15 hits as a team. The first 4 hitters in the Baltimore order all have 2 hits a piece & Asher Wojciechowski goes 5 solid innings as the Orioles win their 2nd in a row. Mets starter Ariel Jurado is shelled for 5 runs on 9 hits in just 4 innings – Robinson Cano (#7) & Andres Gimenez (#1) both homer for New York in the loss.
Bal (16-19) NYM (15-21)
WP : Eshelman (3-0)
LP : Kilome (0-1)
Game 2 : Mets 9, Orioles 4 – Michael Conforto goes 4-5 w/ a homer (#6) & drives in 5 runs & Pete Alonso also hits a long homerun (#7) as the Mets split the short series w/ the Orioles @ Camden Yards. Michael Wacha allows 2 runs in just 3 innings, strikes out 2 & walks 1, but David Peterson tosses 4 shutout innings in relief for New York. O’s starter John Means is hit up for 4 runs on 8 hits in just 5+ innings, he walks 1 & strikes out 1 in another rough outing & Ryan Mountcastle has 2 hits, also drives in a run for the Orioles in the loss.
Bal (16-20) NYM (16-21)
WP : Peterson (4-1)
LP : Means (0-3)
The Orioles remain home to host the other New York team, as they look to snap an 18 game losing streak against the AL East rival Yankees. They will open the 4 game weekend series w/ a doubleheader on Friday.