Santander’s Grand Night
Anthony Santander was the star of the night, hitting his second career grand slam, powering the AL-leading Baltimore Orioles to a 13-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. His four-run blast in the eighth inning was the highlight of a high-scoring game.
Bradish’s Winning Performance
Kyle Bradish (7-6) pitched seven strong innings, allowing three earned runs on four hits, striking out seven, and walking just one. His performance set the tone for the Orioles, who remained unbeaten in Toronto this season.
1st Inning: Ryan Mountcastle doubled, and Gunnar Henderson grounded into a fielder’s choice, scoring two runs for the Orioles.
2nd Inning: Adley Rutschman singled, and Danny Jansen homered for the Blue Jays, making it 3-2.
3rd Inning: Brandon Belt homered to tie the game at 3-3.
6th Inning: Henderson homered to give the Orioles the lead.
7th Inning: Mountcastle doubled, and Henderson singled, extending the lead to 7-3.
8th Inning: Santander’s grand slam broke the game open, making it 11-3.
9th Inning: Ryan McKenna singled, scoring two more runs for a final score of 13-3.
Blue Jays’ Pitching Struggles
Hyun Jin Ryu (0-1) struggled in his five innings, giving up four earned runs on nine hits, striking out three, and walking one. The Blue Jays’ bullpen didn’t fare much better, with Nate Pearson allowing four runs and Jordan Hicks giving up two.
The Orioles’ offense was relentless, with 16 hits, including home runs by Santander and Henderson. Mountcastle and Henderson combined for six RBIs, while Santander’s grand slam was the exclamation point on a dominant offensive display.
The Orioles lead the series 2-0 and will look to continue their success against the Blue Jays in the upcoming games.