The Baltimore Orioles are enjoying their recent wins — and the way they’re shaking up the playoff race.
Both David Ortiz and Kevin Gregg will start their suspensions tonight at Camden Yards where the Orioles will host the Red Sox for the next three days.
Red Sox slugger David Ortiz and Baltimore pitcher Kevin Gregg were suspended four games and fined on Thursday for their parts in a July 8 bench-clearing brawl.
Fans stood and cheered John Lackey only five days after another Fenway Park crowd booed Boston’s struggling starter following his worst performance in a Red Sox uniform.
Baltimore’s pre-All Star road trip could hardly look any worse. After the buzz of a benches-clearing brawl one night earlier, the Orioles’ bats fell silent in a 4-0 loss to the Red Sox on Saturday night.
Baltimore closer Kevin Gregg says he was delivering a message with some inside pitches to Boston slugger David Ortiz.
David Ortiz homered in Boston’s eight-run first inning, then got into a bench-clearing brawl with Baltimore reliever Kevin Gregg as the Red Sox routed the Orioles 10-3 on Friday night.
Baltimore reliever Brad Bergesen has left the Orioles’ game at Boston after taking a line drive off his pitching arm.