It was a beautiful day for the Home Opener at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, as for the first time since the COVID-19 Pandemic hit, fans were able to see the home team play ball.
Also in what was an emotional moment for the team, as Trey Mancini had stepped foot in front of the home crow after beating Stage 2 colon cancer.
With an amazing atmosphere and crowd the Baltimore Orioles played hard but fell to the Boston Red Sox in the team’s Home Opening game.
Boston got on the board with a homer by Rafael Devers, who hit a shot to center field that gave the visiting side a 2-0 lead.
The O’s fought back thanks to a homer by Ryan Mountcastle and Pedro Severino who went yard in the Bottom of the First and Fourth.
Boston’s offense responded back with big innings in the Top of the Sixth and Seventh Innings, as the visiting side earned the victory on Thursday.
On the mound Matt Harvey pitched well in the loss, sitting down five batters in five innings of work. One of the other fine performances in relief came from Tyler Wells who had three strikeouts.
1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Post Game Press Conference, which featured thoughts from Manager Brandon Hyde, Matt Harvey, and Trey Mancini:
The Orioles will look to rebound in the second game of a three-game series against the Red Sox on Friday. It will be Bruce Zimmermann on the mound for the O’s, who will take on Garrett Richards for the Red Sox. The game between the Orioles and Red Sox is set for 7:05 p.m. with fans wanting to catch the action can do so on the MASN Network.
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