Pivetta Shines as Red Sox Secure Win
BALTIMORE — In a remarkable display of pitching prowess, Nick Pivetta delivered a stellar performance, allowing only two hits in seven innings. The Boston Red Sox emerged victorious with a 3-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
Orioles Struggle to Generate Offense
Despite clinching the American League East Division crown the previous day, the Orioles failed to make an impact with their bats. However, they found solace in the impressive outing by their starting pitcher.
Means Shows Promise for Orioles
John Means (1-2) showcased his potential as a reliable option for the Orioles, who are currently finalizing their playoff rotation. After undergoing Tommy John surgery and missing the majority of last season, Means made a strong comeback with his fourth start.
Pivetta and Means Deliver Strong Performances
Pivetta’s dominant display included ten strikeouts and just one walk, solidifying his status as a key contributor for the Red Sox. Meanwhile, Means allowed only three hits in 6 1/3 innings, demonstrating his ability to compete at a high level.
Contributions from Key Players
Rafael Devers, Pablo Reyes, and Wilyier Abreu made notable contributions for the Red Sox, while Dominican player Jorge Mateo stood out for the Orioles.