Josh Naylor, Guardians pound Orioles

Josh Naylor had four hits and six runs. cleveland patron for a 12-8 win over the hosts baltimore orioles In the rubber match of their three-match series on Wednesday

Naylor went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a two-run homer, and three runs scored; Andres Jimenez went 4-for-5 with two RBIs; and Jose Ramirez went 3-for-6 with two doubles and two runs scored and one RBI. the guardians

Steven Kwan had three hits and three runs scored, while Gabriel Arias and Josh Bell each scored for Cleveland, which has won three of its last four games.

Adley Rutschman went 4-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored, while Anthony Santander hit a two-run homer. orioles, Ryan McKenna and Ryan O’Hearn each drove in a pair of runs for Baltimore, which has dropped four of its last six contests.

entered the fifth inning trailing 7-6 the guardians Naylor loaded the bases before clearing them with a double to center to make it 11–7 on Arias’ two-run homer to center.

orioles pulled within 11–8 in the bottom of the inning on O’Hearn’s RBI groundout, but Naylor’s RBI single in the top of the seventh made it 12–8.

After the guardians took a 1–0 lead in the first inning on Ramirez’s RBI double that scored Quan, The orioles Responded by scoring all four runs of his second innings with two dismissals.

Before Jorge Mateo hit a run-scoring double before McKenna followed with a two-run single, Ratshman capped the inning with an infield single to score McKenna for a 4–1 advantage.

the guardians They pulled within 4–3 in the third on Gimenez’s two-run single that scored Naylor and Ramirez.

orioles In the bottom half of the inning, they extended their lead to 5–3 when O’Hearn’s two-out double scored by Aaron Hicks.

the guardians Naylor’s two-run shot took a 6–5 lead in the fourth, followed by Bell’s solo homer to left.

orioles Santander took a 7–6 lead in the bottom of the inning with a two-run homer.

During this, the guardians Starter Shane Bieber allowed seven runs on eight hits with four strikeouts and two walks in only four innings before Xzavion Curry was relieved to open the bottom of the fifth.

Curry (2-0) allowed one run on one hit in his only inning to earn the win.

orioles Reliever Mychal Givens (0-1) took the loss, giving up three runs on two hits and a walk without an out when he entered to start the fourth inning.

– Field Level Media

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