The Baltimore Orioles took two of three from the Cleveland Indians much to the delight of the home crowd at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Baltimore won the first two games of the series by the identical score of 13-0.
It was the first time in MLB history that a team scored that many runs in back to back shutouts.
the Orioles Chance Sisco led the offense in the first game of the series going 3 for 5 with a career-high five RBI including a two-run homer in the first inning giving the Birds a 2-0 lead.
He later doubled in the eighth inning driving in two runs and giving his team an 11-0 lead.
Teammate Anthony Santander finished the game with four RBI including a two-run homer in the second inning making the score 8-0.
He followed Cisco’s eighth inning double with a two-run double of his own making the score 13-0.
Baltimore starter John Means struck out five and allowed one hit and one walk in five innings of work.
He improved to (7-4) with a sparkling 2.50 ERA. He will be the Oriole’s representative in this year’s All-Star game as a rookie.
The bullpen finished off the shutout while striking out three.
Baltimore won the second game of the series 13-0.
Renato Nunez led the offense barrage going two for three with two home runs and four RBI.
Trey Mancini went three for four with three RBI.
Jonathan Villar went one for two with two RBI.
And Sisco and Santander each homered with Santander’s blast being the 100th homer to hit Baltimore’s Eutaw Street.
Orioles starter Andrew Cashner struck out six while surrendering three hits and walking one in seven innings of work.
He improved to (8-3) with a 4.03 ERA.
The Indians avoided the sweep winning the series finale, 2-0.
Baltimore finished the series with a record of (24-59) good for last place in the AL East division.