Can this Boston series hurry up and be over already? It feels like the Orioles have been on the road for a month. This road trip between New York and Boston has been tough, but a win tonight would mean the Birds went 3-4 this last week, which isn't too bad considering all of the crazy crap that has happened.
Of course, to get that win they will likely have to score some runs for Tyler Wilson. Sure, he has a great first name, his socks look cool, he has super tight pants, and that big jump he does before the start of every game looks awesome, but the man has to pitch a bit better. He is fresh from Norfolk and comes in having allowed three runs on six hits, three walks and four strikeouts in five innings with the O's earlier this season.
There is this, however: WIlson has pitched 11 total innings at Fenway Park, including one start. In that time he is 1-0, having not allowed a run on five hits, one walk and eight strikeouts. The BoSox have a career slash line against Wilson of .132/.154/.158 at Fenway
Oh, and Hyun Soo Kim gets to play! Yay!
|BALTIMORE ORIOLES||BOSTON RED SOX|
|Seth Smith - RF||Dustin Pedroia - 2B|
|Adam Jones - CF||Andrew Benintendi - LF|
|Manny Machado - 3B||Mookie Betts - RF|
|Chris Davis - 1B||Hanley Ramirez - DH|
|Mark Trumbo - DH||Xander Bogaerts - SS|
|Jonathan Schoop - 2B||Mitch Moreland - 1B|
|Hyun Soo Kim - LF||Josh Rutledge - 3B|
|J.J. Hardy - SS||Jackie Bradley - CF|
|Caleb Joseph - C||Christian Vazquez - C|
|Tyler Wilson - RHP||Kyle Kendrick - RHP|