With a possible playoff spot in the balance, the Birds invaded Wahoo Park for an important series.
G-1 Birds jump on top in the 3rd on RBIs by Springer & Cabrera. Wahoos got one back in the 4th on a Fowler single. The game stayed 2-1 until the 9th, when the Birds’ closer took over. With 1 out, Fowler tripled and Eaton followed with a 2-run walk-off homer giving the Wahoos a 3-2 win. Huston Street’s record fell to 0-5 with 5 blown saves.
G-2 Birds go up 2-0 in the 3rd on a G. Springer homer. Wahoos tie in the 4th on back-to-back doubles by Mesorosco and Arenado. Birds get an 8th inning run on a Prado SF for a Birds 3-2 win. After Cole hit 2 Birds in Game 1, Carrasco hit 2 Wahoos in Game 2 and Kluber hit 1, causing benches to empty. There were no ejections.
G-3 After scoring an unearned run in the 2nd, the Wahoos lead off the 4th with back-to-back homers by Encarnacion and Abreu. Wainwright gave up 4 hits & K’d 9 in a CG 3-0 Wahoos win. Wainwright allowed 2 base runners in the final 6 innings.