The Baltimore Orioles had just earned a split of their doubleheader with the Chicago White Sox, and manager Buck Showalter didn’t seem the least bit excited.
When the Chicago White Sox last visited Camden Yards, Chris Sale didn’t get his turn in the series when civil unrest in Baltimore led to the cancellation of two games.
Chris Davis hit two homers, including a go-ahead solo shot in the eighth inning, to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.
The Astros haven’t lost a road series since September 2014 but the Orioles have a chance to hand them their first of 2015 in Wednesday’s rubber match.
Steve wonders if this is just a collective slump for Orioles hitters, or just an offensively challenged team.
Bob talks about the Orioles lackluster offensive production in May and the outlook for June.
Dallas Keuchel had a difficult time finding his way early in his career, but those struggles seem like long ago.
Henderson Alvarez missed the last month of Mike Redmond’s tenure as Miami Marlins manager, returning only to see Redmond be shown the door minutes after Alvarez’s lackluster performance.
Baltimore seeks its seventh home win in eight tries Tuesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Before the trip to New York, the Orioles were a American League best .317 with RISP. They’ve since gone 2-for-16.
Baltimore (12-14) is spending the week in the Big Apple, losing twice to the Mets before beginning this four-game series with Thursday’s 4-3 defeat. The Orioles have totaled six runs in the slide, with four solo homers.
Bartolo Colon kept the Baltimore offense in check for 7.2 innings to help the Mets edge the Orioles 3-2 in the first game of a two-game interleague set.