Pic By: Craig Landefeld

On the 25th Anniversary of Cal Ripken, Jr equaling Lou Gehrig‘s consecutive games played record (2130), the Orioles defeated the New York Yankees 6-1.

The victory started with pitching. Keegan Akin started the game and tossed 5.1 scoreless innings; he threw 91 pitches and allowed 3 hits with 4 walks and 8 strikeouts. Akin, who did not factor into the decision, got the best of Yankees starter Gerrit Cole (6.0 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 1 earned, 2 BB, 10 K, 101 pitches).

D.J. Stewart recorded his first two hits of the season when he hit homeruns in both the 6th and 7th innings; he finished the game 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI.

Ryan Mountcastle continues to validate his presence on the MLB roster with a 1 for 4, 1 run scored, 2 RBI night; he is hitting .347.

Dillon Tate recorded his first win with a hitless, scoreless 1.1 inning effort where he walked 1 and struck out 2. 

Paul Fry allowed the Yankees lone run during his 2.0 inning effort; the southpaw allowed 3 hits and struck out 2.

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