The best pics from around MLB from the week of April 15, 2014 .
The Baltimore Orioles have strategically placed a billboard, featuring Adam Jones, Chris Davis and Manny Machado, alongside I-295 in Maryland, just before the Washington, D.C. border.
Wei-Yin Chen took a four-hitter into the seventh inning and the Baltimore Orioles got their offense back on track against Chris Archer in a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.
The Baltimore Orioles had to go into extra innings to earn a victory that seemed assured far earlier in the night.
Nick Markakis had an RBI single in the ninth inning against fill-in closer Shawn Kelley, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied for a 5-4 victory Wednesday night over the New York Yankees after wasting a three-run lead against Masahiro Tanaka.
The best pics from around MLB from Opening Week 2014
Delmon Young, Adam Jones and Matt Wieters homered as the Baltimore Orioles teed off for 20 hits, battering the New York Yankees 14-5 Tuesday.
Two games into his career with the Baltimore Orioles, Ubaldo Jimenez is still in search of his first win. Jimenez struggled with his control Monday in a 4-2 loss to the New York Yankees. He walked five and threw 65 of 109 pitches for strikes on a cool and overcast afternoon.
Chris Tillman outpitched Justin Verlander, allowing one run while working into the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 Sunday to avoid getting swept.
The Washington Nationals will use Opening Day to honor people affected by the shooting at the nearby Washington Navy Yard, where a gunman killed 12 people in September.
If nothing else, the opening series of the regular season provided the Baltimore Orioles a good look at what could be their main source of competition this year. The Boston Red Sox got 12 hits off Wei-Yin Chen and beat the Orioles 4-3 Thursday night in the decisive matchup of a three-game set.
Mike Napoli homered and drove in four runs, John Lackey allowed three hits in six innings and the Boston Red Sox spoiled the Baltimore debut of Ubaldo Jimenez by beating the Orioles 6-2 Wednesday night.