Orioles beat Mets in the first game of the home stand
The Baltimore Orioles put up a lot of runs to beat the New York Mets nine to five. Tonight was the first game in a five game home stand.
The Orioles did not wait to get the scoring started. In the bottom of the first inning, Renato Nunez smashed a three run home run to make the Orioles lead three to nothing.
Soon after, the Mets responded in the top of the second inning. Pete Alonso pushed across a run to cut the lead to three to one. In the same inning, Luis Guillorme singled to bring the score to three to two, Orioles.
Anthony Santander would not let the Orioles’ bats get cold. In the bottom of the second, he hit a single to score Pat Valaika. Immediately, Jose Iglesias scored Andrew Velazquez. The Orioles would lead five to two.
A half inning later, Robinson Cano homered in the top of the third inning. The Orioles’ lead was only by two runs with the game now being at five to three.
Each team did not score until the top of the sixth inning. Andres Gimenez homered for the Mets to tie the game at five runs a piece.
The Orioles did not wait long to respond to that home run. In the bottom of the sixth, Pat Valaika doubled to score Rio Ruiz. Promptly following, Santander smashed a two run homer to extend the lead to eight to five.
Ironically, Nunez hit the game’s first home run and he would hit the game’s last home run in the seventh inning. At last, the Orioles would score the final run of the game to broaden their lead to nine to five.
The Orioles scored nine runs on fifteen hits. Additionally, the Mets scored five runs on eleven hits. Similarly, each team did not have any defensive errors.
The Orioles look to stay hot in game two against the Mets tomorrow evening.