For much of the weekend, Baltimore didn’t look like a division leader or contender. They were ordinary Orioles. One inning salvaged them.
Carlos Carrasco shut out AL East-leading Baltimore on three hits over seven innings, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 6-0 win over the Orioles on Saturday night.
Orioles reliever Brian Matusz intended to throw his pitch off the plate, down in the dirt, anywhere so Mike Aviles couldn’t hit it. When it flew over the left-field wall and landed on the pedestrian walkway, Matusz knew he had made a big mistake.
Manny Machado and Nelson Cruz homered, Steve Pearce had three hits and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Sunday for a split of the four-game series.
It wasn’t facing his former team that brought out the worst in Ubaldo Jimenez. Unfortunately, it’s pretty much been like that all season for the $50 million right-hander. Jimenez didn’t get out of the fifth inning Saturday in the Baltimore Orioles’ 9-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians. The right-hander tied two undesirable season highs, giving up five runs and walking five, in four-plus innings.
Nelson Cruz might not have to carry the Baltimore Orioles’ offense anymore, now that Chris Davis and Adam Jones are starting to find their groove.
The Baltimore Orioles thought they were done worrying about Manny Machado after he finally returned from offseason knee surgery on May 1.
The Baltimore Orioles have acquired right-hander Preston Guilmet from the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Torsten Boss in an exchange of minor leaguers.
The Baltimore Orioles claimed infielder David Adams off waivers from the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
Pressure is growing to change the name of the Washington Redskins. A Native American tribe in Washington, D.C. is fighting against the name it calls racist, but devoted fans want to keep their 76 years of tradition.
The Cleveland Indians, boosted by a good-luck chicken and a pair of RBIs from both Yan Gomes and Ryan Raburn, beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Wednesday night.
Ubaldo Jimenez pitched six shutout innings while Yan Gomes and Asdrubal Cabrera drove in two runs apiece, and the Cleveland Indians survived a shaky ninth inning for a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.