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In Focus: 5/27 – 6/2 Homestand

June 3, 2024

Monday, May 27

The Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox, 11-3, to open the three-game series. The O’s improved to 17-1 when recording 10-or-more hits. Kyle Stowers set a career high with four RBI and recorded the second three-hit game of his career. Cole Irvin earned the win, throwing 5.0 scoreless innings and striking out six. Fans in attendance got to experience history when the Orioles brought the Hot Dog Race to life for the first time ever in the fourth inning.

Tuesday, May 28

Jordan Westburg recorded his team-leading 12th multi-RBI of the season. Grayson Rodriguez struck out a career-high 10 batters over 6.0 innings.

Wednesday, May 29

The Orioles beat the Red Sox, 6-1, to clinch the series win and register their 100th come-from-behind victory since the start of 2022, the most in Major League Baseball during that span. Gunnar Henderson hit his second career grand slam in the second inning, his 18th home run of the year, and the 50th of his career. Henderson became the fourth player in O’s history to hit 50 career home runs before turning 23, joining Manny Machado, Orioles Legend and National Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray, and Boog Powell. Corbin Burnes threw 7.0 innings and earned his 50th career win. Ramón Urías homered in the seventh inning for his second of the year.

Friday, May 31

The Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1, to improve to 36-19 this year. Craig Kimbrel recorded his 13th save of the season and the 430th of his career, moving into sole possession of fifth on the all-time saves list and breaking a tie with Boston’s Kenley Jansen for the most among active pitchers. O’s batters combined for 11 hits, including multi-hit efforts from Jorge Mateo, Ryan Mountcastle, and Anthony Santander.

Saturday, June 1

The Orioles beat the Rays, 9-5, to secure the series win. O’s batters combined for four home runs, matching their season high. Anthony Santander hit his 10th career Eutaw Street home run in the first inning, the second-most all-time, trailing only Chris Davis (11). Ryan Mountcastle homered twice for the first time this year, becoming the third Oriole to record a multi-homer game this season. Jordan Westburg notched his ninth home run and 13th multi-RBI game of the season. Jacob Webb earned his first win as an Oriole, matching a career high 2.1 innings pitched.

Sunday, June 2

Gunnar Henderson connected on his sixth leadoff homer to move his season home run total up to 19. The home run landed on Eutaw Street, marking the second Eutaw Street home run of Henderson’s career. Adley Rutschman recorded three hits for his 21st multi-hit game of the year. Cole Irvin allowed just two runs over 6.1 innings.