The Orioles are, or have been, in first place for a while and last night the stadium did not fill up the Orioles homerun derby last night. The Orioles have not had a season like this for a while, since 1997.
Wie-Yen Chen threw one of his finest games in the major leagues, allowing just five hits over eight innings in Baltimore’s 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
The Baltimore Orioles have promoted touted prospect Kevin Gausman from Triple-A Norfolk before their game against Boston and optioned left-hander Wei-Yin Chen to their Gulf Coast League affiliate.
Wei-Yin Chen has become Baltimore’s biggest winner.
Virtually every move he has made has touched gold. Signing Chen out of Asia was simply outsmarting the other 29 GM’s.
How about the bullpen? The Orioles have won 11 straight extra inning games. This is a startling stat.
Can these two keep it up all summer? They’re going to have to.
Pitchers and catchers took the field for the first time on Sunday.