Marlins homer 3 times in 7-3 victory over Orioles

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
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Sandy Alcantara took the mound beneath hard situation — the Miami proper-hander’s mom died, and this was his 1st commence since coming off the bereavement list.

“I hope she was seeing the activity also,” he explained.

Alcantara pitched into the seventh inning, and Sandy León strike a 3-operate homer in the 2nd to help the Marlins to a seven-3 victory around the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday evening.

Lewin Díaz and Brian Anderson added solo shots for Miami, which has gained 3 straight. León singled and scored in the fourth.

Alcantara (6-nine) authorized 3 operates and six hits in six-as well as innings in his 1st commence since July 16.

“Just tried out to be concentrated, pitch by pitch, and I did nowadays,” Alcantara explained.

Alcantara held Baltimore without a strike right up until Austin Hays led off the bottom of the fourth with a home operate. Cedric Mullins also homered for the Orioles, who ended up coming off a 3-activity series sweep around Washington to match their longest winning streak this season.

Spenser Watkins (2-one) authorized four operates and 9 hits in four innings. He hadn’t authorized more than a operate in any of his 1st 3 significant league starts.

León finished that streak with a two-out travel to proper industry in the 2nd. Two innings later, he arrived home on Starling Marte’s solitary to make it four-.

“The most important separation I feel was the really feel for the offspeed,” Watkins explained. “Trying to find that steady really feel was a little bit more of a look for for me tonight, rather than owning it from pitch one particular.”

Díaz’s home operate place the Marlins up 5-one. He was recalled from Triple-A Jacksonville in advance of the activity, and proper-hander Luis Madero was designated for assignment.

It was Díaz’s third home operate of the season.

“If he’s receiving the at-bats, it is truly worth it him remaining below. If he’s not, then it is far better to keep taking part in,” manager Don Mattingly explained. “He’s searching far better each individual time you see him.”

Mullins strike a solo shot in the sixth, but Anderson answered with his home operate in the seventh. Ramón Urias chased Alcantara with a operate-scoring solitary in the seventh, and Jesús Aguilar strike an RBI solitary the adhering to inning for Miami.

The Orioles place guys on 2nd and third with one particular out in the eighth but didn’t rating. Ryan Mountcastle strike a foul fly to proper, and DJ Stewart grounded out to 2nd.


Proper-hander Conner Greene produced his main league debut for the Orioles, pitching the closing two innings. He authorized a operate and two hits and struck out two.

“He was genuinely amped up that 1st inning. You observed a bunch of ninety eight, 99s. I hadn’t noticed that in advance of,” manager Brandon Hyde explained. “Connor’s got excellent things. We know that. We observed that in spring training. Saw 3 pitches, observed a excellent fastball, a slider and a changeup. … I like the vitality he brings on the mound. He’s surely in the combat every solitary pitch.”


Marlins: Mattingly explained INF Jazz Chisholm Jr. (left hamstring strain) is progressing nicely. Mattingly explained he’s been using groundballs, hitting and throwing.

UP Subsequent

Jorge López (2-12) will take the mound for the Orioles on Wednesday evening in the finale of this two-activity series. Jordan Holloway (2-3) starts for the Marlins.

López sales opportunities the majors in losses.

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