After falling out of first place during a 5-15 stretch, the Orioles hope to take another step forward by winning three straight for the first time since a four-game run from June 25-28.
Baltimore (47-49), which snapped a four-game losing streak Saturday, earned its only back-to-back wins in its last 21 contests in Detroit last weekend.
The Baltimore Orioles right-hander enters Friday night’s series opener at Tampa Bay as the hotter pitcher in a matchup with the Rays’ Chris Archer while both teams continue to slide in the AL East.
Masahiro Tanaka (7-3) won his third straight start, allowing three solo homers and a pair of doubles in 7 2-3 innings to help New York to its ninth win in 11 games.
The Orioles haven’t suffered a three-game sweep in the Bronx since June 1-3, 2010.
Dan Duquette and the Baltimore Orioles are reportedly trying to unload starting RHP Bud Norris, who has been moved to the bullpen after losing his starting rotation spot.
Former Oriole Ken Singleton joined Ed and Steve to talk about the Orioles vs Yankees series.
Dave Johnson shares his insight on the O’s trade options approaching the MLB deadline
Orioles beat reporter for MASN, Roch Kubatko joined Vinny and Rob to give an update on the Orioles after the All-Star break.
Orioles color commentator Mike Bordick joined Ed and Steve to talk about the Orioles heading up to New York to take on the Yankees.
Baltimore staggered into the All-Star break on level ground following a wild roller-coaster ride marred by erratic play, with losses in 10 of its last 13.
I believe a lot will depend on how they play in the next 2 weeks. Either get on a winning streak or a losing streak to make the decision a lot easier.