G-1 Stars take 5-1 lead on a Morneau solo & 3 RBIs from D. Navarro. Birds score 4 in the bottom of the 6th on a 2-run triple by Davis & RBIs from Markakis & Altuve for a 5-5 tie. Birds get a walk-off double in the 11th from J. Schafer for the 6-5 win.
G-2 Stars get 4th inning RBIs from Pence & Kemp for a 2-1 lead. 8th inning back-to-back doubles by Frazier & Pence increase their lead to 3-1. Birds get a 9th inning double from Molina with 1 out, but AJ Ramos comes in to get the final 2 outs & save the Stars 3-2 win.
G-3 C.Crisp leads off the 1st with a homer. Birds tie in the 3rd on an RBI double by Altuve. Stars get a 6th inning double by Frazier for a 2-1 lead. Birds tie in the 8th on a SF by Markakis driving in an unearned run. In the 9th, Stars use a 2-out walk and an RBI double from Navarro for a 3-2 win.
The teams combined for 3 homers in the series, with 2 gifts.
D. Navarro had 4 RBIs in the series for the Stars.
Bird played 35 one-run games in the first 70 (50%), going 16-19.
Birds C. Davis hit .230 – 4 homers & 12 RBIs in the 1st Period; and, .115 with 1 homer & 8 RBIs in the 2nd Period.