Orioles' Colton Cowser cements himself as Red Sox killer with absurd Fenway series

Colton Cowser is beginning to become the dynamic player the Orioles know he can be.
Apr 11, 20024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Baltimore Orioles left fielder Colton Cowser (17) runs around the bases after hitting a home run against the Boston Red Sox
Apr 11, 20024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Baltimore Orioles left fielder Colton Cowser (17) runs around the bases after hitting a home run against the Boston Red Sox / Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports
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This week has been pretty awesome for the Orioles and the fanbase. With a clean slate after losing their first series of the season to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the team headed off to Boston and completed a three-game sweep of the Red Sox in their first home series of the season. Oh, andJackson Holliday was also called up to add more excitement to the team.

Last season, we found out that Ryan Mountcastle is a Toronto Blue Jays killer after his absurd run against them. This week at Fenway Park, we found out that Colton Cowser is a Red Sox killer, going on an absurd run of his own to rank as one of the key reasons the Orioles swept the series.

Despite his struggles upon his callup last season and his fight for playing time to start this season, Cowser took advantage of starting all three games of the series, hitting his first two major league home runs and driving in 10 runs off Red Sox pitching all by himself. Fittingly, he served as the sweep's exclamation point on Thursday.

Orioles' Colton Cowser is becoming a Red Sox killer after insane three game statline

During the first game of the series, Cowser went 2-for-4 with RBI doubles in the second and fourth innings as the Orioles went on to win by a 7-1 score. In addition to some fine defensive plays late in the game in left field, Cowser went 1-for-4 with a two-run single in Game 1, a comeback 7-5 Orioles win.

The series finale was the cherry on top for Cowser and the Orioles. He went 3-for-5 with four RBI, including his first two major league home runs, with his first in the fifth inning and his second in the 10th, which broke the game wide open.

All in all, Cowser ends the series with a 6-for-13 performance at the plate, converting to a .462 average in the three games. His 10-RBI stretch gives him the seventh-most RBI by an Orioles/Browns player in a single three-game series since the stat became official in 1920.

With the Orioles riding high following a three-game sweep of a division rival, the team returns to Camden Yards for a six-game homestand. Friday night's tilt against the Milwaukee Brewers will most certainly be Jackson Holliday's Camden Yards debut, with a Holliday debut t-shirt being handed out as well.

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