The Baltimore Orioles were defeated by the Boston Red Sox by a score of 6-4. Now, the Red Sox lead the series 3-0 after a win on August 10th by a score of 19-12, and a 5-0 shutout victory from game one of the doubleheader. The Orioles record currently stands at 35-82, while the Red Sox stand at 83-35.
To recap, Orioles starting pitcher, Yefry Ramirez, threw 5 innings, gave up 3 hits, let 2 earned runs get by him, walked 2 batters, and struck out 5 opposing hitters to bring his ERA to 5.40. Moreover, in the bottom of the 2nd, Third Baseman, Renato Núñez, doubled to left field which led to Trey Mancini scoring and moving Chris Davis to 3rd to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead early in the contest. Later, in the bottom of the 3rd, Mancini singled to score Jace Peterson to give the Birds a 2-0 advantage. Then, disaster struck, as J.D. Martinez of the Boston Red Sox hit a home run to center field to give Boston a run on the board to make the score 2-1, with the Orioles clinging onto the lead. Afterward, in the top of the 5th, Dan Butler drove in a run with the use of a sacrifice fly to score Eduardo Nunez, which tied the ballgame at 2-2. Shortly after, Boston drew a walk to score another run which made it 3-2. Then, Joey Rickard of the Orioles hit a long home run to center field to tie the game once again at 3-3 in the bottom of the 6th. Immediately after, J.D. Martinez drove in another home run which counted for 2 RBI’s to make the score 5-3. Lastly for Boston, Brock Holt singled to drive in another run to extend the lead to 6-3 in the top of the 8th. In a last ditch effort for Baltimore, Trey Mancini homered to make the score 6-4, but it was not enough for the Orioles to continue a comeback.
Additionally, Jimmy Yacabonis was sent back down to Triple-A after making a start in game one of the doubleheader. Here is a tweet from the Orioles about the transaction.