Orioles Snap Two Game Losing Streak
The bats came alive for the Baltimore Orioles in their six to three victory against the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards. The Rays wasted no time with a Yoshi Tsutsugo double in the top of the first inning to give the Rays a one to nothing lead.
The Orioles started off slow on offense while the Rays hit a RBI double in the top of the third inning to give them a two to nothing lead.
Anthony Santander launched a two run homerun in the bottom of the fourth inning to give him two homeruns on the year. That homerun tied the game at two a piece. In like manner, Pedro Severino hits a line drive home run to center field to give the Orioles a three to two lead.
The Rays answered back in the subsequent inning with a Brandon Lowe home run to right field that evened the score three to three. In light of the Rays’ homerun; Santander scored Hanser Alberto to take back the lead, four to three.
From that point on, the Rays did not score a run. Comparatively, Rio Ruiz scored on a fielder’s choice to push the lead to five to three in the bottom of the seventh inning.
To hammer the nail in the coffin, Hanser Alberto hit a home run to center field to further the Orioles’ lead to six to three. Paul Fry is credited with the win and Cole Sulser is credited with the save.
The Orioles play the Rays again tomorrow night at Camden Yards. The Orioles have three wins and three losses so far and they are still two games out of first place in the American League East.