Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to inch closer to the AL East title.
A difficult week to be a sports fan in Baltimore. First, the Ray Rice video and punishment. Now, Chris Davis, one of the Orioles’ most productive and popular players, is suspended after a positive drug test.
Wei-Yin Chen pitched perfect ball into the sixth inning, Adam Jones helped provide an early cushion and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 10-6 Wednesday for a three-game sweep.
Alejandro De Aza is fitting right in with his new team. In his fifth game with the slugging Baltimore Orioles, he hit two homers.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on September 9th.
Baltimore manager Buck Showalter was a 21-year-old minor leaguer in the Yankees’ system in 1979, with a locker made of “two nails and a piece of tape.” None of the players in his current clubhouse was even alive the last time the Orioles held a double-digit lead in the AL East.
It didn’t matter to Buck Showalter that the Baltimore Orioles couldn’t hold a six-run lead against a stumbling team that’s already looking toward next year.
Miguel Gonzalez pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Baltimore Orioles hit three home runs off Dylan Axelrod in a 6-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on September 2, 2014.
The Baltimore Orioles weren’t throwing bats or breaking chairs in the clubhouse after failing to complete a sweep of the Minnesota Twins.
Drew Smyly allowed two hits over seven innings in his second straight overpowering performance, and the Tampa Bay Rays jumped to an early lead against rookie Kevin Gausman in a 3-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
It’s been said the best officiating in sports goes unnoticed. That may be true on the field, but umpires for Major League Baseball may just do some of their best work off the diamond.