Slowed by a tender elbow, Tsuyoshi Wada made his delayed spring training debut for the Baltimore Orioles when he pitched two innings of relief for a split squad Sunday in a 2-2, 10-inning tie against the Atlanta Braves.
Mike Minor pitched three scoreless innings in his second spring outing but the Atlanta Braves lost to the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on Thursday.
The St Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves are tied for the wild card in the National league, while the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays are tied for the wild card in the AL.
I hope everyone had a happy and safe Fourth of July. If you were away (Ocean City?) did you watch the three-game series against the Atlanta Braves? And if so, what did you think of the way the Orioles finished interleague play?
David Ross hit his second career grand slam and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 5-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.
A dominant performance by Jair Jurrjens only added to the Baltimore Orioles’ growing frustrations. Jurrjens threw a one-hitter for his first career shutout, Jason Heyward ended a long home-run drought and the Atlanta Braves beat the slumping Orioles 4-0 on Friday night.
After finishing the American League it’s now time for me to make my way to the National League, and what better way to start than the NL East.
Two time MVP Dale Murphy’s name is on the Hall Of Fame ballot. He speaks with Mark Viviano and Casey Willet about the differences in baseball now versus when he was a major leaguer.