The Cleveland Guardians defeated the Baltimore Orioles on the road on Wednesday by a final score of 12-8, winning the series 2-1 and marking the fourth win in the last six games for Cleveland.

For Cleveland (25-30), the Guardians got on the board in the 1st inning with third baseman Jose Ramirez hitting an RBI double to take a 1-0 lead. Later in the 3rd inning and trailing 4-1, second baseman Andres Gimenez hit a two-run single to cut the Baltimore lead to 4-3. In the 4th inning, first baseman Josh Naylor hit a two-run homerun and designated hitter Josh Bell hit a solo homerun to give Cleveland a 6-5 lead. Trailing in the 5th inning 7-6, Naylor would hit a three-run double and outfielder Gabriel Arias would hit a two-run homerun to give Cleveland the lead again 11-7. Naylor capped off the offensive day for Cleveland with an RBI single in the 7th inning, which was his sixth RBI on the day, to lead 12-8.

Starting pitcher Shane Bieber went 4.0 innings, struck out four batters, and allowed eight hits and two walks for seven earned runs. Relief pitcher Xzavion Curry got his second win of the season for going 1.0 inning, not striking out a batter, but allowing a hit and a walk for one earned run.

For Baltimore (35-21), the 2nd inning would be a big one for the Orioles with shortstop Jorge Mateo hitting an RBI double, outfielder Ryan KcKenna hitting a two-run single, and catcher Adley Rutschman reaching on an infield single to score a run and give Baltimore a 4-1 lead. In the 3rd inning, outfielder Ryan O’Hearn would hit an RBI double to give Baltimore a 5-3 lead. After Cleveland took the lead in the top of the 4th inning, designated hitter Anthony Santander would answer in the bottom of the 4th with a two-run homerun to give the Orioles a 7-6 lead. After Cleveland’s big top of the 5th inning, Baltimore attempted a comeback beginning with O’Hearn hitting into a fielder’s choice to score a run and cut the lead to 11-8, but it was unsuccessful as Cleveland won by a final score of 12-8.

In a bullpen day for Baltimore, relief pitcher Mychal Givens suffered his first loss of the season for going the 5th inning and allowing two hits and a walk for three earned runs.

The Guardians will next be on the road to begin a four-game series with the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, June 1st, with first pitch set for 7:40 p.m.