Mancini hits 2 of Orioles' 5 HRs in 12-5 win over Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) The Orioles had all kinds of trouble with Steven Wright's knuckleball in two matchups last season.

Not on Wednesday night.

Trey Mancini hit two of Baltimore's five home runs - all in the first three innings - and the Orioles powered their way to a 12-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

A night after Boston's bats put up eight runs, Baltimore returned the favor against Wright by tagging him for six in a first inning that included back-to-back homers from Mancini and Jonathan Schoop. Adam Jones and Chris Davis each added a solo shot in the second.

Mancini hit his second home run in the third, marking the first multihomer game of his career. He finished with four RBIs.

''It felt incredible, and it's something I'll remember my whole life,'' Mancini said. ''It was a special night, for sure, and to be able to do it in a place like this is something I couldn't have imagined.''

Wright (0-1) lasted only 1 1/3 innings, allowing eight runs and eight hits. He also threw a wild pitch and hit a batter. He called the outing ''terrible.''

''It felt pretty good in the bullpen. Then I came out and obviously I kind of shot myself in the foot with the first pitch of the game,'' Wright said. ''Then after they went into swing mode, and the knuckleball just wasn't doing anything.''

Baltimore reliever Mychal Givens (2-0) got the win after starter Ubaldo Jimenez pitched his way into a bases-loaded jam and was pulled in the fifth.

Jimenez, who has lost three straight decisions to Boston, started strong but gave up five runs and eight hits. He's given up five runs in each of his first two starts this season, both no-decisions.

Wright was able to stifle Baltimore's powerful bats last season, beating the Orioles twice in two appearances while allowing five earned runs in 16 1/3 innings.

The 2016 All-Star seemed set up for a similar performance, facing an Orioles lineup that had been outscored 15-4 in two straight losses after starting the season with four consecutive wins.

Instead, Baltimore's hitters jumped on him early in the count, hitting balls hard and into the gaps when they weren't going out of the ballpark.

Davis, who also had three hits, an RBI and scored two runs, said he likes the way his team is playing right now.

''It's obviously still early, but every year you want to get off to a good start,'' he said. ''I'm excited not only with where I'm at, but where the team is at.''

SICK LEAVE

A day after Orioles manager Buck Showalter perhaps took a subtle jab at the issues several Red Sox players have had fighting the flu this season, Boston manager John Farrell shrugged off any suggestion his team was using it as a crutch.

Showalter said Monday that while a lot of Orioles players have dealt with similar illnesses, they had ''done a good job of not broadcasting it to the world.''

''We haven't publicized it,'' Farrell said before Tuesday's game. ''I've answered questions. There's been no excuse made. We're here to play baseball. ''

Asked if he was surprised by Showalter's comments, Farrell flatly responded: ''No.''

TRAINER'S ROOM

Red Sox: LHP David Price (left elbow strain) threw a 30-pitch bullpen and is set to throw again on Saturday. ... RHP Tyler Thornburg (right shoulder impingement) began the first day of his throwing program with 30 tosses from 60-70 feet. ... LHP Robbie Ross Jr. (flu) was slated to make his first rehab start Wednesday with Triple-A Pawtucket.

LONG BALL PARTY

The five home runs were the most for the Orioles at Fenway Park since they hit six on Oct. 1, 1977. Baltimore clocked seven homers at home against Boston on June 2 last year.

UP NEXT

Orioles: Begin a four-game series with Toronto on Thursday.

Red Sox: Host the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday to make up a rainout from their season-opening series.

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BAL5-2
62100030012171
BOS4-4
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  • W: M. Givens (2-0)L: S. Wright (0-1)
  • HR: BAL - A. Jones (2), C. Davis (2), J. Schoop (1), T. Mancini 2 (2), BOS - P. Sandoval (2)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
S. Smith RF-LF41000002.278.316.556.8712.0
A. Jones CF51211011.286.355.571.9266.5
M. Machado 3B51110001.200.310.400.7104.0
C. Davis 1B52311001.385.448.6921.14110.0
M. Trumbo DH52210011.250.276.393.6694.5
W. Castillo C52320010.409.435.500.9357.5
T. Mancini LF32242111.267.313.7331.04614.5
C. Gentry RF10000001.000.000.000.0000.0
J. Schoop 2B41221021.174.240.304.5447.0
J. Hardy SS40200002.174.208.174.3822.0
R. Flaherty SS0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    D. Pedroia 2B40100003.303.333.303.6361.0
    M. Hernandez 2B10000010.267.267.267.533-0.5
    A. Benintendi CF21010111.233.351.333.6853.5
    M. Betts RF50000004.150.261.150.4110.0
    H. Ramirez DH41200101.313.421.375.7965.0
    M. Moreland 1B30100211.323.400.548.9483.5
    X. Bogaerts SS51320002.294.333.294.6276.0
    P. Sandoval 3B51121018.133.206.367.5736.5
    C. Young LF41200015.286.355.357.7123.5
    S. Leon C40100001.348.348.565.9131.0
      BATTING
      • 2B - M. Machado (2), C. Davis (2), W. Castillo (2)
      • HR - A. Jones (2), C. Davis (2), T. Mancini 2 (2), J. Schoop
      • RBI - A. Jones (4), M. Machado (5), C. Davis (3), M. Trumbo (6), W. Castillo 2 (3), T. Mancini 4 (5), J. Schoop 2 (3)
      • 2-Out RBI - M. Trumbo (3), T. Mancini 3 (3), J. Schoop
      BATTING
      • 2B - H. Ramirez, M. Moreland (7), C. Young (2)
      • HR - P. Sandoval (2)
      • SF - A. Benintendi
      • RBI - A. Benintendi (6), X. Bogaerts 2 (2), P. Sandoval 2 (7)
      FIELDING
      • E - U. Jimenez
      • PB - W. Castillo
      FIELDING
      • E - M. Betts
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      U. Jimenez4.185521110.382.31-2.5
      M. Givens (W, 2-0)2.01000101.590.5012.5
      D. Hart1.22000300.001.202.5
      V. Nuno1.00002000.002.001.0
      PITCHERSIP
      U. Jimenez4.1
      M. Givens (W, 2-0)2.0
      D. Hart1.2
      V. Nuno1.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      S. Wright (L, 0-1)1.188801413.506.00-17.5
      B. Taylor3.23111311.691.095.5
      F. Abad1.02110009.002.000.0
      J. Kelly2.03220103.381.501.5
      R. Scott1.01000100.001.002.5
      PITCHERSIP
      S. Wright (L, 0-1)1.1
      B. Taylor3.2
      F. Abad1.0
      J. Kelly2.0
      R. Scott1.0
      PITCHING
      • WP - U. Jimenez
      • HBP - M. Givens
      • Pitches-Strikes - U. Jimenez 104-67, M. Givens 30-23, D. Hart 31-19, V. Nuno 25-12
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - U. Jimenez 4-8, M. Givens 3-2
      • Batters Faced - U. Jimenez 23, M. Givens 8, D. Hart 7, V. Nuno 5
      PITCHING
      • WP - S. Wright
      • HBP - S. Wright (2)
      • Pitches-Strikes - S. Wright 34-22, B. Taylor 66-42, F. Abad 17-10, J. Kelly 44-25, R. Scott 14-10
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Wright 2-1, B. Taylor 3-4, F. Abad 2-0, J. Kelly 2-2, R. Scott 2-0
      • Batters Faced - S. Wright 13, B. Taylor 14, F. Abad 4, J. Kelly 8, R. Scott 4
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      BAL5-2
      62100030012171
      BOS4-4
      0013100005111
      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      S. Smith RF-LF41000002.278.316.556.8712.0
      A. Jones CF51211011.286.355.571.9266.5
      M. Machado 3B51110001.200.310.400.7104.0
      C. Davis 1B52311001.385.448.6921.14110.0
      M. Trumbo DH52210011.250.276.393.6694.5
      W. Castillo C52320010.409.435.500.9357.5
      T. Mancini LF32242111.267.313.7331.04614.5
      C. Gentry RF10000001.000.000.000.0000.0
      J. Schoop 2B41221021.174.240.304.5447.0
      J. Hardy SS40200002.174.208.174.3822.0
      R. Flaherty SS0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      Total4112171251611-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        D. Pedroia 2B40100003.303.333.303.6361.0
        M. Hernandez 2B10000010.267.267.267.533-0.5
        A. Benintendi CF21010111.233.351.333.6853.5
        M. Betts RF50000004.150.261.150.4110.0
        H. Ramirez DH41200101.313.421.375.7965.0
        M. Moreland 1B30100211.323.400.548.9483.5
        X. Bogaerts SS51320002.294.333.294.6276.0
        P. Sandoval 3B51121018.133.206.367.5736.5
        C. Young LF41200015.286.355.357.7123.5
        S. Leon C40100001.348.348.565.9131.0
        Total37511514526-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - M. Machado (2), C. Davis (2), W. Castillo (2)
          • HR - A. Jones (2), C. Davis (2), T. Mancini 2 (2), J. Schoop
          • RBI - A. Jones (4), M. Machado (5), C. Davis (3), M. Trumbo (6), W. Castillo 2 (3), T. Mancini 4 (5), J. Schoop 2 (3)
          • 2-Out RBI - M. Trumbo (3), T. Mancini 3 (3), J. Schoop
          BATTING
          • 2B - H. Ramirez, M. Moreland (7), C. Young (2)
          • HR - P. Sandoval (2)
          • SF - A. Benintendi
          • RBI - A. Benintendi (6), X. Bogaerts 2 (2), P. Sandoval 2 (7)
          FIELDING
          • E - U. Jimenez
          • PB - W. Castillo
          FIELDING
          • E - M. Betts
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          U. Jimenez4.185521110.382.31-2.5
          M. Givens (W, 2-0)2.01000101.590.5012.5
          D. Hart1.22000300.001.202.5
          V. Nuno1.00002000.002.001.0
          Total9.01155451---
          PITCHERSIP
          U. Jimenez4.1
          M. Givens (W, 2-0)2.0
          D. Hart1.2
          V. Nuno1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          S. Wright (L, 0-1)1.188801413.506.00-17.5
          B. Taylor3.23111311.691.095.5
          F. Abad1.02110009.002.000.0
          J. Kelly2.03220103.381.501.5
          R. Scott1.01000100.001.002.5
          Total10.0181212175---
          PITCHERSIP
          S. Wright (L, 0-1)1.1
          B. Taylor3.2
          F. Abad1.0
          J. Kelly2.0
          R. Scott1.0
          Total10.0
          PITCHING
          • WP - U. Jimenez
          • HBP - M. Givens
          • Pitches-Strikes - U. Jimenez 104-67, M. Givens 30-23, D. Hart 31-19, V. Nuno 25-12
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - U. Jimenez 4-8, M. Givens 3-2
          • Batters Faced - U. Jimenez 23, M. Givens 8, D. Hart 7, V. Nuno 5
          PITCHING
          • WP - S. Wright
          • HBP - S. Wright (2)
          • Pitches-Strikes - S. Wright 34-22, B. Taylor 66-42, F. Abad 17-10, J. Kelly 44-25, R. Scott 14-10
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Wright 2-1, B. Taylor 3-4, F. Abad 2-0, J. Kelly 2-2, R. Scott 2-0
          • Batters Faced - S. Wright 13, B. Taylor 14, F. Abad 4, J. Kelly 8, R. Scott 4
          • 7TH INNING
            Schoop singled to center, Castillo scored125
            Castillo doubled to right, Davis and Trumbo scored, Castillo to third on 2nd baseman Pedroia fielding error115
          • 5TH INNING
            Bogaerts singled to left center, Benintendi scored, Ramirez to third, Moreland to second95
          • 4TH INNING
            Sandoval homered to left, Bogaerts scored94
            Bogaerts singled to center, Ramirez scored92
          • 3RD INNING
            Benintendi hit sacrifice fly to left, Young scored91
            Mancini homered to left90
          • 2ND INNING
            Davis homered to right80
            Jones homered to left70
          • 1ST INNING
            Schoop homered to left60
            Mancini homered to right, Trumbo and Castillo scored50
            Trumbo singled to right, Machado scored20
            Machado doubled to deep center, Smith scored10
          • 9TH INNING
            • R. Scott Pitching:
            • C. Davis: Foul, Foul, Ball, Davis grounded out to pitcher
            • M. Trumbo: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Trumbo struck out swinging
            • W. Castillo: Strike looking, Castillo singled to deep left
            • C. Gentry: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Gentry grounded out to second
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • V. Nuno Pitching:
            • M. Betts: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Betts popped out to second
            • H. Ramirez: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ramirez walked
            • M. Moreland: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Moreland walked, Ramirez to second
            • X. Bogaerts: Strike looking, Bogaerts popped out to second
            • P. Sandoval: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Sandoval popped out to second
            • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Marco Hernandez at second
            • S. Smith: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Smith grounded out to shortstop
            • A. Jones: Ball, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Foul, Ball, Jones flied out to deep right
            • M. Machado: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Machado flied out to left
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • D. Hart Pitching:
            • S. Leon: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Leon flied out to right
            • M. Hernandez: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Hernandez struck out swinging
            • A. Benintendi: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Benintendi struck out swinging
            • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Robby Scott relieved Joe Kelly
          • 7TH INNING
            • F. Abad Pitching:
            • C. Davis: Ball, Strike looking, Davis singled to right center
            • Joe Kelly relieved Fernando Abad
            • M. Trumbo: Ball, Ball, Trumbo singled to left, Davis to second
            • W. Castillo: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Castillo doubled to right, Davis and Trumbo scored, Castillo to third on 2nd baseman Pedroia fielding error
            • T. Mancini: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mancini struck out looking
            • J. Schoop: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Schoop singled to center, Castillo scored
            • J. Hardy: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Hardy grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Schoop out at second
            • Middle of the 7th (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
            • M. Givens Pitching:
            • H. Ramirez: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ramirez grounded out to pitcher
            • Donnie Hart relieved Mychal Givens
            • Donnie Hart relieved Mychal Givens
            • M. Moreland: Ball, Strike (foul tip), Moreland doubled to deep left
            • X. Bogaerts: Foul, Ball, Bogaerts reached on an infield single, Moreland to third
            • P. Sandoval: Foul, Strike swinging, Sandoval popped out to catcher
            • C. Young: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Young struck out swinging
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • Fernando Abad relieved Ben Taylor
            • S. Smith: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Smith grounded out to second
            • A. Jones: Strike looking, Jones singled to right
            • M. Machado: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Machado grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Jones out at second
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • M. Givens Pitching:
            • S. Leon: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Leon grounded out to pitcher
            • D. Pedroia: Strike looking, Pedroia grounded out to pitcher
            • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Benintendi hit by pitch
            • M. Betts: Ball, Betts flied out to left
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • B. Taylor Pitching:
            • W. Castillo: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Castillo lined out to center
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Mancini walked
            • J. Schoop: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Schoop struck out swinging
            • J. Hardy: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Hardy popped out to catcher
            • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • U. Jimenez Pitching:
            • A. Benintendi: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Benintendi walked
            • M. Betts: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Betts lined out to center
            • H. Ramirez: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Ramirez singled to center, Benintendi to second
            • M. Moreland: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Moreland walked, Benintendi to third, Ramirez to second
            • Mychal Givens relieved Ubaldo Jimenez
            • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Bogaerts singled to left center, Benintendi scored, Ramirez to third, Moreland to second
            • P. Sandoval: Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Sandoval struck out swinging
            • C. Young: Foul, Foul, Young flied out to deep center
            • End of the 5th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • B. Taylor Pitching:
            • A. Jones: Strike looking, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Jones grounded out to third
            • M. Machado: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Machado flied out to center
            • C. Davis: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Davis doubled to deep left
            • M. Trumbo: Trumbo lined out to left
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • U. Jimenez Pitching:
            • H. Ramirez: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ramirez doubled to deep left
            • M. Moreland: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ramirez to third on passed ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Moreland grounded out to pitcher
            • X. Bogaerts: Foul, Bogaerts singled to center, Ramirez scored
            • P. Sandoval: Foul, Strike swinging, Sandoval homered to left, Bogaerts scored
            • C. Young: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Young singled to left
            • S. Leon: Ball, Young to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Foul, Leon flied out to center
            • D. Pedroia: Pedroia lined out to shortstop
            • End of the 4th (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • B. Taylor Pitching:
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Mancini homered to left
            • J. Schoop: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Schoop struck out swinging
            • J. Hardy: Strike looking, Ball, Hardy singled to left
            • S. Smith: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Smith grounded into double play third to shortstop to first, Hardy out at second
            • Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • U. Jimenez Pitching:
            • C. Young: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Young doubled to deep left
            • S. Leon: Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Leon reached on an infield single, Young to third
            • D. Pedroia: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pedroia lined out to right
            • A. Benintendi: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Benintendi hit sacrifice fly to left, Young scored
            • M. Betts: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Betts grounded out to third
            • End of the 3rd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • S. Wright Pitching:
            • A. Jones: Foul, Jones homered to left
            • M. Machado: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Machado grounded out to shortstop
            • C. Davis: Davis homered to right
            • Ben Taylor relieved Steven Wright
            • M. Trumbo: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Trumbo grounded out to second
            • W. Castillo: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Castillo struck out looking
            • Middle of the 2nd (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • U. Jimenez Pitching:
            • M. Moreland: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Moreland struck out looking
            • X. Bogaerts: Strike looking, Ball, Bogaerts safe at first on Jimenez fielding error
            • P. Sandoval: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Sandoval grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Bogaerts out at second
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
          • 1ST INNING
            • S. Wright Pitching:
            • S. Smith: Ball, Smith hit by pitch
            • A. Jones: Strike looking, Ball, Smith to second on wild pitch, Foul, Strike swinging, Jones struck out swinging
            • M. Machado: Ball, Foul, Ball, Machado doubled to deep center, Smith scored
            • C. Davis: Strike looking, Ball, Davis grounded out to shortstop, Machado to third
            • M. Trumbo: Trumbo singled to right, Machado scored
            • W. Castillo: Ball, Castillo singled to center, Trumbo to second
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Mancini homered to right, Trumbo and Castillo scored
            • J. Schoop: Schoop homered to left
            • J. Hardy: Strike looking, Hardy singled to deep left
            • S. Smith: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Smith lined out to left
            • Middle of the 1st (6 Runs, 6 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • U. Jimenez Pitching:
            • D. Pedroia: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pedroia singled to right
            • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Benintendi flied out to deep left
            • M. Betts: Ball, Betts popped out to second
            • H. Ramirez: Foul, Strike swinging, Ramirez flied out to shallow right
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)