After a good showing in game one, the Baltimore Orioles dropped the 2nd game of the series in Tampa Bay.
The Orioles starting lineup:
R. McKenna CF, 2. A. Santander LF, 3. R. Mountcastle 1B, 4. A. Rutschman DH, 5. R. Urias 3B, 6. A. Hays RF, 7. J. Mateo SS, 8. R. Odor 2B, 9. R. Chirinos C
DL Hall made his Major League debut on the mound for the O’s. In 20 games he went 2-7 with a 4.52 ERA this year in the minors.
The starting lineup for the Rays:
Y. Chang 2B, 2. Y. Diaz DH, 3. R. Arozarena LF, 4. I. Parades 3B, 5. F. Majia C, 6. C. Bethancourt 1B, 7. J. Siri CF, 8. R. Quinn RF, 9. T. Walls SS
Shane McClanahan (10-5, 2.24 ERA, 161 K) got the start on the mound for Tampa Bay.
Top prospect DL Hall strikes out six in debut as Orioles fall to Rays 8-2
Yu Chang scored after Isaac Parades hit the ball off of his foot, in a play that could not be reviewed. 1-0 Rays in the 1st.
Rougned Odor hit an RBI single to tie the game 1-1 in the 2nd.
Robinson Chirinos gave the O’s an early lead with an RBI single to score Jorge Mateo to give the O’s a 2-1 lead.
DL Hall got his first Major League strikeout in the 2nd with a 95.9 MPH fastball.
Randy Arozarena hit an RBI double to tie the game 2-2 in the 3rd.
The Rays take the lead 3-2 after an Isaac Parades double. Francisco Mejia hit a single to hit in a run to extend the lead to 4-2.
Yu Chang hit a sac fly in the 4th to give the Rays a 5-2 lead.
DL Hall was relieved after having 6 strikeouts. Bryan Baker (4.30 ERA) came in for the O’s in the 4th.
Spenser Watkins (4.02 ERA) relieves Baker in the 5th.
Yu Chang hit a single to score Jose Siri. 6-2 Rays in the 6th.
Colin Poche (3.08 ERA) relieved Shane McClanahan in the 7th.
Pete Fairbanks (3.38 ERA) came in for Poche in the 8th.
At the end of the top of 8th, benches cleared after some words were traded between Robinson Chirinos and Pete Fairbanks. No fists were thrown during this interaction.
Taylor Wals hit a 364-foot 2-run home run (6) to extend the Rays lead to 8-2.
Louis Head (6.58 ERA) came in for the Orioles in the 8th.
Jimmy Yacabonis (8.25 ERA) came in to finish the game for the Rays.
The Orioles and Rays will play the rubber game tomorrow Sunday, August 14th at 1:40 PM EST.