Josh Naylor explodes for 6 RBIs, Guardians beat Orioles in slugfest

Cleveland Guardians' Jose Ramirez hits a double off Baltimore Orioles pitcher Keegan Akin during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 31, 2023, in Baltimore. Guardians' Myles Straw scored on the double. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Josh Naylor had a huge day with six RBIs, and the Guardians offense finally put it all together in a 12-8 win over the Orioles (35-21) Wednesday afternoon in Baltimore.

Naylor finished the day 4-for-5 with a home run, two doubles, six RBIs and three runs scored.

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Steven Kwan and Jose Ramirez each added three-hit days for the Guardians (25-30). Gabriel Arias went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs, and Andres Gimenez finished 4-for-5 with two RBIs.

The offensive surge was needed with Shane Bieber struggling on the mound. He pitched only four innings and was hit hard for seven earned runs.

This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Cleveland Guardians, Josh Naylor beat Baltimore Orioles in slugfest