The Birds were involved in their 3rd consecutive sweep, but this time on the losing end.
G-1 King Felix allowed a single, double & triple, & Rizzo & Kendrick hit back-to-back doubles in the 2nd to lead the Speakers to a 3-1 win, ending the Birds 7-game win streak. Pujols homered for the Speakers.
G-2 Speakers scored three 6th inning runs with Machado driving in two. J. Zimmermann went 8 innings, 6 hits 0 BBs in the Speakers’ 4-1 win.
G-3 Speakers scored 2 in the 2nd on RBIs by Machado & Simmons. Birds got one back on M. Cabrera’s 5th homer. Kendrick doubled in an insurance run in the 6th. C. Headley drove in N. Cruz in the 7th, but Feliz & Familia shut down the Birds to preserve Speakers’ 3-2 win & series sweep.