The Big Payback

The Big Payback : After sweeping the Red Sox to start the season in Boston, the Red Sox return the favor & sweep the O’s @ Camden Yards.

Game 1 : Red Sox 7, Orioles 3 – Eduardo Rodriguez wins in his 1st start since 2019, allowing 3 runs on 4 hits in 5 innings, striking out 7 & doesn’t allow a walk, while Kike Hernandez homers in the 1st & Rafael Devers goes deep in the 8th. J.D. Martinez goes 2-5 w/ an RBI double in the 7th & scores on a single by Marwin Gonzalez. Ryan Mountcastle hits a 2-run shot in the 3rd & Pedro Severino homers in the 4th for the O’s in the loss.

Bos (4-3) Bal (4-3)

WP : Rodriguez (1-0)
LP : Harvey (0-1)

Bos (5-3) Bal (4-4)

WP : Barnes (1-0)
LP : Tate (0-1)
S : Andriese (1)

Game 3 : Red Sox 14, Orioles 9 : Alex Verdugo hits a 3-run blast in the 1st & J.D. Martinez comes off the COVID-19 list & goes 4-6 w/ 3 HR’s & drives in 4, while Rafael Devers goes 2-5 w/ 2 runs scored & drives in 5 as the Red Sox homer 6 times on the day against Orioles pitching. Maikel Franco hits a 3-run shot in the 6th & Trey Mancini adds another 3-run shot in the 7th to cut the lead to 3 but the O’s rally falls short & they are swept away by their hated rival.

Bos (6-3) Bal (4-5)

WP : Pivetta (2-0)
LP : Lopez (0-2)

The Orioles remain home & were scheduled to begin a 4-game series w/ Seattle on Monday but Game 1 was postponed due to rain. The teams will play a doubleheader on Tuesday.
GO O’S!!