Baltimore – Eduardo Rodriguez made a successful comeback after a heart attack caused by a corona virus that sidelined him from the 2020 season, and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Thursday, losing the opening game of the home campaign.
Dominican Rafael Divers and Puerto Rican Kike Hernandez each won four Red Sox, winning four games in a row, something they have not achieved since August 14, 18, 2019.
Boston combined for 33 runs in four wins. He scored in five of the games that were dropped by the Orioles during the three-game series at Fenway Park.
One day after his 28th birthday, Rodriguez first appeared in the Majors on September 29, 2019 when he first encountered Orioles at Fenway Park.
Venezuela started the previous season on the disabled list.
Rodriguez (1-0) allowed three runs in five innings. He allowed four wins in the first inning, including two run homers at Ryan Mountcase and a fourth-place finish to Pedro Severino.
He attacked seven enemies and one walked away. His fastball even reached a speed of 94.7 mph.
The loss went to Matt Harvey (0-1).
For the Red Sox, Puerto Rican Hernandez scored 5-1 with one goal and one product, Christian Vasquez 5-3. Mexican Alex Verduco scored two runs, 5-2. Dominicans Divers 3-2 with two runs and two Reserve Banks, with one RBI Francie Corto 4-1. Venezuela Marvin Gonzalez with a Reserve Bank 3-1.
For the Orioles, Venezuela’s Anthony Santander 4-0, Freddie Calvis 4-0. Dominicans Michael Franco 4-0, Severino 4-2 with a Reserve Bank