Hayes Gardner is an enterprise writer for The Baltimore Sun with a focus on the intersection of news and sports. He previously wrote for the Louisville Courier Journal, where he was part of a team named as 2021 Pulitzer Prize finalists. A Kentucky native, Hayes graduated from Grinnell College in Iowa and served as an AmeriCorps member in Oregon.
Grayson Rodriguez allowed three home runs — including a fourth-inning grand slam to Rangers star shortstop Corey Seager — and eight earned runs as the Orioles fell, 12-2, in the debut of their City Connect uniforms.
Ryan Mountcastle and Ryan O'Hearn combined to go 4-for-5 with two doubles, two home runs and three RBIs and Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani were 0-for-8 combined as the Orioles secured a 7-3 win over the Angels.