Chris Davis hit a tiebreaking two-run single with two outs in the 12th inning, lifting the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night.
On a night in which they committed three errors, their starting pitcher walked six in five innings and they went 0 for 6 with runners in scoring position, the Baltimore Orioles still managed to earn a monumental 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Chris Davis made his milestone moment matter to the wild card-chasing Orioles. Davis hit his major league-leading 50th home run, a tiebreaking solo shot in the eighth inning, and Baltimore erased a 3-0 deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Friday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Who knows what’s in store for the Orioles in the final days of the 2013 season, but I do know this the Yankees came to town and ripped a chunk out of our baseball hearts.
It would be a shame if the Orioles don’t make the playoffs, because they will then waste one of the greatest offensive seasons in team history, and certainly one of those epic seasons.
It sure didn’t look like he did a very good when he was here, but as it turns out, MacPhail made some great moves.
The competition is tighter than ever, especially in the American League. The playoff pushes and pennant races are locked and loaded. Here we go!
Only Chris Davis stands between Miguel Cabrera and baseball history.
The Baltimore Orioles aren’t waiting until September to mount a run at the playoffs. “Trust me, it’s been on,” manager Buck Showalter said after Sunday’s 10-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics. “You grind for February, March, April, May, June, July and August to have a chance to roll the dice the last five weeks, and that’s where we are.”
When Chris Davis (a.k.a. Deputy) launched his 46th homer all the way to Eutaw Street Wednesday night he joined some special company. Number 46 tied Deputy with Jim Gentile for third place on the all-time Orioles single season HR list.
Tom Verducci joined the Norris and Davis Show on Baltimore’s 105-7 THE FAN Wednesday morning to discuss his article in Sports Illustrated about Chris Davis, who graces the front cover of the regional issue this week.
Chris Davis went 4 for 5 with his major league-leading 45th home run, Adam Jones had a two-run shot among his three hits and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Sunday.