For the Baltimore Orioles, the early returns are certainly good. For the Boston Red Sox, it looks a lot like last season.
Boston fell to its second ever 0-3 start at Fenway Park. This was the first time since 1948, as Trey Mancini and Austin Hays played two in the third innings of seven innings. Doubles, which allowed the Orioles to win 11-3 on Sunday.
Cedric Mullins scored a triple-double 5 to 5 and walked for the Orioles, scoring four hits in the first four innings. Maikel Franco added a starter, two rounds of doubles to help Baltimore play three games at Fenway for the first time since August 25-27, 2017.
Mullins said: “I think the synergy between us is really strong.” “You have been playing with each other for several years.”
During the flu pandemic season last year, the Orioles ranked fourth in the Eastern Conference with a record of 25-35, reduced 108 losses in 2019, and set a club record high of 115 in the previous year. Since May 1, 2017, Baltimore’s first single game lead in Baltimore has entered Baltimore.
Boston’s record last year was 24 wins and 36 losses, the worst win rate since 1965.
“We were defeated in every aspect of the game,” Boston manager Alex Cora said. “We have a difficult start.”
The Red Sox lost their first four home games in 1948, defeated Cleveland 96-58 after the original 154 regular season games, and defeated the deciding game 8-3 at Fenway. Match.
Baltimore left-hander Bruce Zimmermann (1-0) only showed up in his third major league game, giving up 3 runs in 6 innings in his first MLB victory And 4 hits, 5 strikeouts and a walk.
Zimmerman said: “This is a long season, but if there is, it will bring great confidence to this team.” “I think we will surprise many people this season.”
The Orioles kept the Red Sox’s total score at five times in the series.
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said: “In this league, you have to pitch, and we pitch in all three games.” “We got a good start from three people. We The bullpen did a good job of approaching and throwing strikes.”
JD Martinez provided the Red Sox with a home run and an RBI doubles.
Boston starter Garrett Richards (0-1) had nothing to chase and was tied at third base. He was charged with six runs and seven hits.
Richards said: “This is already three games this season. It’s a bit like an early panic.” “If we put all of our investment in all three games, I don’t think anyone can predict the World Series. Champion. This is a series.”
Richards walked to the base and the base twice before Josh Taylor breathed a sigh of relief. Freddy Galvis took a four-step walk and Hays doubled to the left.
After three combos, Mancini doubled in the center. Taylor voted for the lead in scoring and gave up Ryan Mountcastle’s RBI single. Taylor eventually faced eight combos, was eliminated both times (both struck out), and gave up five hits and four runs.
Boston right-handed Garrett Whitlock entered Taylor and made 3 1/3 pointless innings in his Major League Baseball debut, scoring 5 goals.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora said before the game that Mancini should be the comeback player of the year.
“In any case, he should be the best comeback player of the year,” Cora said. “His shooting percentage may be .330 or .180. He is already the best comeback player of the year. I know there are others who have come back from injury, but it’s great to come back from it.”
Due to stage 3 colon cancer, Mancini missed the 2020 season, completed six months of chemotherapy, and returned in spring training.
Orioles: Hayes slipped into second base with a discomfort in his right hamstring and left the game. Manager Brandon Hyde said that right-handed Shawn Armstrong may be activated on Monday’s paternity test list. The pitcher’s wife Sarah gave birth to a baby boy on Wednesday.
Red Sox: Cora said before the game, “everything is with him”, left hand Eduardo Rodríguez (Eduardo Rodríguez) started this season on the list of injuries to his left elbow. Rodriguez played a mock game Friday at the club’s new Triple-A facility in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Orioles: RHP Jorge Lopez plans to start his first season at Yankee Stadium this Monday. LHP Jordan Montgomery (Jordan Montgomery) is about to head to New York.
Red Sox: RHP Nick Pivetta is scheduled to make his debut in the Fenway vs. Tampa Bay game this Monday. Michael Wacha will sign a one-year, $3 million contract in December to begin his career.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.