Jonathan Schoop made his first MLB start at shortstop today and hit two-run homer at the plate. He’s now batting .298 with 18 homers and is the Hangout Player of the Game.
- Wade Miley made start today and while his usual tightrope act with pitching command was present, he avoided any significant damage. He fell an out short of a quality start but this was a much needed outing from him today. Final Line: 5.2 IP, 8 H, ER, 3 BB, 4 K, Win
- Darren O’Day picked up the final out of the 6th via strikeout.
- Mychal Givens worked two dominant innings, allowing just one baserunner while striking out three.
- Brad Brach struck out the side to end the game.
- Manny Machado went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a walk.
- Joey Rickard went 2-for-5 and scored a run.
- Mark Trumbo hit a two-run homer, his 14th of the season.