Socked!!

Socked!! : The O’s drop 3 out 4 against the Red Sox coming off a road trip where they took 4 out of 6 from Oakland & Seattle, finally winning in the finale to avoid the 2nd sweep by Boston @ Camden Yards this season.

Game 1 : Red Sox 6, Orioles 2 – Bobby Dalbec snaps an 0-27 skid w/ a single in the 3rd & drills a 3-run homer in the 4th as the Red Sox give starter Eduardo Rodriguez some run support. The lefty goes 5 innings, allows just 1 run on 7 hits, walks 3 & strikes out 2. Rafael Devers gets on base twice & scores 2 runs, Dalbec scores a run on a double by Marwin Gonzalez in the 9th. Ryan Mountcastle has 3 hits, including a solo homer in the 6th for the O’s in the loss. Matt Harvey is tagged for 4 runs on r hits, in 4 innings of work, he walks 1 & strikes out 3.

Bos (20-13) Bal (15-17)

WP : Rodriguez (5-0)
LP : Harvey (3-2)

Game 2 : Red Sox 11, Orioles 6 – Alex Verdugo & Xander Bogaerts each have 3 hits, Bogaerts scores twice & drives in 2, including a 2-run shot in the 6th & Michael Chavis homers in his first start of the season, drilling a 2-run shot in the 2nd. Chavis, Christian Vasquez & Bobby Dalbec all drive in 2 runs a piece for Boston in the rout. Zack Lowther is tagged for 7 runs on 7 hits, in just 2 1/3 innings of his first career start. He walks 2 & strikes out 3. Freddy Galvis hits a solo shot in the 2nd, it’s the 9th straight game w/ a HR for Baltimore. Austin Hays drives in 2 on an infield single in the 9th.

Bos (21-13) Bal (15-18)

WP : Richards (2-2)
LP : Lowther (0-1)

Game 3 : Red Sox 4, Orioles 3 – Rafael Devers has 3 hits, including a solo homer in the 2nd & a 2-run double in the 6th, drives in 3 & scores a run. Hunter Renfroe drills a solo shot in the 8th to add some insurance for starter Nick Pivetta, who allows 2 runs on 3 hits in 6 innings of work, walks 3 & strikes out 2 to win his 3rd consecutive start, as Boston wins on Mother’s Day, to take the first 3 games of the series & run their mark to 6-0 @ Camden Yards. Ryan Mountcastle singles home a run in the 1st & doubles home another in the 8th but the Orioles fall to 4-13 at home.

Bos (22-13) Bal (15-19)

WP : Pivetta (5-0)
LP : Kremer (0-3)
S : Barnes (8)

Game 4 : Orioles 4, Red Sox 1 – Jorge Lopez goes 5+ innings, as he & 4 relievers combine on a 4-hitter & the O’s win the finale & avoid the sweep @ home. Lopez allows just a run 4 hits, strikes out 5 & doesn’t walk a man, Tanner Scott, Travis Lakins Sr. & Paul Fry work 2 1/3 before Cesar Valdez closes it out. Ryan Mountcastle hits a solo shot in the 2nd & Trey Mancini adds a solo shot in the 6th, then singles home home another insurance run in the 8th, before a sac fly by Freddy Galvis adds another. Baltimore improves to just 5-13 @ home on the season.

Bal (16-19) Bos (22-14)

WP : Scott (2-2)
LP : Andriese (1-2)
S : Valdez (8)

The Orioles salvage a game but lose 3 games in the standings, they will now head to New York again but this time Flushing, as they play the Mets for 2 games before returning home for a 6-game home stand against the Yankees & Tampa Bay.

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