J.P. Arencibia broke open a tight game with a seventh-inning grand slam, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore 9-5 Monday night to earn a doubleheader split and drop the Orioles 1 1/2 games out of first place in the AL East.
Adam Jones went 4 for 4 with a homer and two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Monday in the opener of a doubleheader to move within a half-game of the AL East lead.
After losing a frustrating finale in Toronto, the Baltimore Orioles are heading home for their biggest series of the season.
Mark Reynolds hit a three-run homer, Zach Britton pitched seven innings to win his fourth straight start and the surging Baltimore Orioles pounded the Toronto Blue Jays 12-0 on Tuesday night.
Joe Saunders and three relievers combined on a three-hitter and the charging Baltimore Orioles blanked Toronto 4-0 Monday, cutting their AL East deficit to one game.
Sunday’s game between the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays has been postponed due to rain. The teams will play a single-admission doubleheader on Monday, September 24 beginning at 4:05 p.m., with all gates opening at 3:00. Game two will not start before 7:05.
The Baltimore Orioles have matched their win total of last year, and they’ve still got 36 games left to play. It’s an impressive accomplishment and one that barely caused a ripple in the clubhouse.
For the first time in eight games, the Toronto Blue Jays scored more than three runs.
With roughly a third of the MLB season already complete, the profile of the American League East looks almost entirely different than one might expect.
The Baltimore Orioles couldn’t salvage anything from their trip to Toronto. Adam Jones is hoping a day off will get his team ready for what remains of an important road trip.
For the first time this season, the Baltimore Orioles have dropped three straight series. Orioles outfielder Adam Jones doesn’t want this latest defeat to end in a sweep.
Tommy Hunter is struggling, and Toronto was the last place he wanted to pitch. As usual, things didn’t work out too well for him north of the border.