The Orioles starting lineup:
R. McKenna RF, 2. A. Rustchman C, 3. A. Santander DH, 4. R. Mountcastle 1B, 5. R. Urias 2B, 6. A. Hays LF, 7. J. Mateo SS, 8. C. Mullins CF, 9. T. Nevins 3B
The starting pitcher on the mound for the O’s was Jordan Lyles (8-8, 4.40 ERA, 104 K)
The Blue Jays starting lineup:
W. Merrifield CF, 2. V. Guerrero Jr. 1B, 3. A. Kirk DH, 4. T. Hernandez RF, 5. B. Bichette SS, 6. M. Chapman 3B, 7. R. Tapia LF, 8. D. Jansen C, 9. C. Biggio 2B
The Orioles homer their way to a win over the Blue Jays.
The starting pitcher for Toronto was Yusei Kikuchi (4-5, 4.86 ERA, 84 K).
Ramon Urias knocked the door down in the first inning and gave the O’s a 3-run lead after a 399-foot home run (12).
Cavan Biggio hit a 395-foot home run (3) to bring the lead closer to 3-1.
Matt Chapman hit a 426-foot home run (22) to cut down the O’s lead. 5-2 in the 6th.
Jordan Lyles was relieved by Cionel Lopez (1.15 ERA) in the 6th.
Trent Thornton (4.26 ERA) relieved Kikuchi in the 6th.
Austin Hays hit a 426-foot home run to extend the lead to 6-2.
Dillon Tate (2.28 ERA) comes in for Perez in the 7th.
Joey Krehbiel (2.29 ERA) relives Tate in the 8th.
Felix Bautista (1.77 ERA) came in for Krehbiel to close out the 8th and then the 9th.
Trevor Richards (5.18 ERA) came in for Thornton in the 8th.
Ryan Mountcastle hit a single to score Adley Rutschman to add to the Orioles’ dominant performance. 7-4 Orioles.
The Orioles and Blue Jays series continues tomorrow Tuesday, August 9th at 7:05 PM EST.