The Balitmore Orioles were the one team that had the Boston Red Sox's number all season long and they proved it in their last series of the season. The Orioles won their final game of the season 7-5 and win two out of three over the AL East Champions and the season series 11-8. Let's recap each game of the three game series.
Friday: Red Sox 12 Orioles 3
W: C. Buchholz
L: S. Feldman
Clay Buchholz allowed three runs and seven hits in seven innings as he win his 12 win of the season. David Ortiz and Daniel Nava both hit three-run homeruns for the Red Sox.
The Red Sox, who led 5-0 before Buchholz even stepped on the mound hit for the cycle as a team in the first inning. Mike Napoli had an RBI double, Nava sent a first-pitch curveball in the right-field bleachers, and Stephen Drew hit an RBI triple to complete the first inning cycle.
Saturday: Orioles 6 Red Sox 5
W: K. Gausman
L: J. Tazawa
S. J. Johnson
The Orioles have won 10 of 18 from the Red Sox as they took Saturday's game 6-5. This the second consecutive year Baltimore has taken the season series.
Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester gave up four runs and nine hits in five innings. He had a streak of nine starts without allowing a home run, but Brian Roberts' solo homerun in the third ended that.
Bruce Chen allowed three runs and nine hits in five and 1/3 innings and ended up with his sixth consecutive no-decision.
Kevin Gausman (3-5) pitched one and 1/3 innings to get the win, and closer Jim Johnson pitched the ninth for his 49th save.
Sunday: Orioles 7 Red Sox 6
W: T. McFarland (4-1)