Birds of Pray at Speakers

G-1 Birds scored first, with 3 in the 3rd, on RBI singles by Markakis, Altuve & Cabrera. Speakers answered with 3 in the bottom of the 3rd on an RBI double by Rizzo & a 2-run double by Puig. In the 7th, Headley hit a 2-out solo (#6) to give the Birds 4-3 win. D. Betances threw 3 innings, 2 hits, 6 K’s for the save.

G-2 Birds built a 3-1 lead, with a Cabrera solo & RBI single. After scoring an unearned run in the 7th to pull within 1, the Speakers got a 9th inning RBI double by Posey off of Street; then got a 2-out RP single by Puig to walk off with a 4-3 win.

G-3 E. Aybar singled in the 5th for a 1-0 Birds lead. Birds then got a 7th inning 3-run homer by Lagares (#1) to back Tyson Ross’ 4-hit shutout in 4-0 win.

Speakers drew 10 BBs in the series & allowed 3. Birds hit 3 homers in the series; Speakers didn’t homer.

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