Steve Wright Dominates in 2-0 Win Over O’s
Steve Wright extends his scoreless inning streak while Mookie Betts returns from the DL to help the Red Sox win over O’s in 13 innings.
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Wright gave up for hits and struck out five in 6.2 innings against the O’s, marking his fourth scoreless game of the season and second in a row.
Heath Hembree picked up the win, his third of the year while Craig Kimbrel picked up his 21st save of the year.The O’s Dylan Bundy went eight inning and gave up three runs while striking out seven.
The game was a scoreless tie going into the 12th inning when Brock Holt’s sacrifice fly off the Orioles’ Mychal Givens scored Xander Bogaerts from third. Jackie Bradley Jr. followed Holt with another sacrifice fly that brought in Rafael Devers, who had advanced to third after Holt’s SF.
Mookie Betts made his return from the disabled list going 1-5 with a single to left field.
The Red Sox take on the O’s again at Camden Yards tonight at 7:10 with Eduardo Rodriguez taking the mound for Boston.