Padres starter Michael Wacha (9-2) labored 5 scoreless innings in his first outing since July 1. The best-hander, who was activated pregame after recovering from shoulder irritation, allowed three hits and a stroll whereas hanging out 5. Wacha threw 77 pitches.
Orioles starter Jack Flaherty, previously Wacha’s teammate with the St. Louis Cardinals, gave up seven runs in three innings. Flaherty, who fell to 8-8 total and 1-2 with the Orioles, yielded 4 hits and 4 walks whereas fanning three.
Ha-Seong Kim doubled to open the underside of the primary earlier than Flaherty retired the following two Padres. Nevertheless, Flaherty then walked the following three Padres — Manny Machado, Xander Bogaerts and Jake Cronenworth — to power within the first run. Sanchez then drove a 1-1 fastball 380 toes into the seats in right-center for his sixteenth homer of the season to make it 5-0.
All 10 Padres runs got here with two outs within the inning.
Within the second, Fernando Tatis Jr. doubled with two outs forward of Juan Soto’s one hundred and first stroll of the season. Machado adopted with a two-run double.
Bogaerts doubled within the fifth inning and moved to 3rd on a single by Sanchez. Garrett Cooper (one RBI) and Ben Gamel (two RBIs) then hit back-to-back doubles off Nick Vespi.
Baltimore, which didn’t rating after loading the bases with one out within the fourth, received on the board within the sixth. Ryan O’Hearn doubled and Cedric Mullins hit a two-out RBI single in opposition to reliever Steve Wilson.
The Orioles scored twice within the ninth in opposition to Luis Garcia. Austin Hays hit his eleventh homer of the season, and Gunnar Henderson had an RBI single.
—Subject Degree Media