After a day off, the Red Sox continue their three-game series against the Orioles at Camden Yards. The pitching matchup is a rematch of last Sunday’s game at Fenway as Garrett Richards gets his second start for the Sox and lefty Bruce Zimmerman makes his Camden Yards debut.
Richards had a poor start in his first outing, yielding six earned runs in two-plus innings. Zimmerman pitched well, allowing three earned runs on four hits in six innings. The Red Sox enter Saturday night’s contest on a four-game winning streak.
RED SOX (4-3): TBA
Pitching: RHP Garrett Richards (0-1, 27.00)
ORIOLES (4-3): TBA
Pitching: LHP Bruce Zimmerman (1-0, 4.50)
Time: 7:05 p.m.
TV, radio: NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7
Red Sox vs. Zimmerman: Martinez 2-5, Bogaerts 1-5, Verdugo 0-5, Arroyo 1-4, Dalbec 0-4, Renfroe 1-3, Gonzalez 0-3, Vazquez 1-2, Devers 0-2, Plawecki 1-1, Hernandez 0-1
Orioles vs. Richards: Mullins 2-2, Mancini 1-2, Ruiz 1-2, Santander 1-2, Franco 1-1, Sisco 1-1, Galvis 0-1, Mountcastle 0-1
Stat of the Day: Per the Globe’s Julian McWilliams, Rafael Devers has 10 career home runs at Camden Yards.
Notes: J.D. Martinez’s RBI on Thursday was the 750th of his career. He has a hit in all seven games this season and five of them are multi-hit games … Richards is 0-2 with a 3.50 ERA in four career appearances (two starts) at Camden Yards … Zimmerman is an Ellicott City, Md. native, located about 25 minutes west of Baltimore … The Red Sox’ winning streak is their longest since a five-gamer from Aug. 13-18, 2019.