A Tuesday night, 3-2, 10-inning defeat to the Blue Jays, their sixth-straight loss, mathematically eliminated the Birds from postseason competition.
It has been tough to see what has happened to the Orioles, right in the mix with plenty of opportunities, and a complete inability to capitalize.
J.J. Hardy and Adam Jones hit three-run homers in the seventh inning as the Baltimore Orioles suddenly broke loose, jolting the New York Yankees 7-3 Sunday to avert a sweep in a matchup of wild-card contenders.
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.
Buck Showalter has seen enough of his Baltimore Orioles this season to know they can turn a tight game into a runaway in just a couple of swings. Waiting for it to happen is still just as tough.
The Orioles, in theory, have a chance to gain some ground in the standings in the next couple of weeks. 5 of their next 6 series are against teams with losing records.
The Baltimore Orioles were coming off of bad four game series on the road against the Kansas City Royals. They were looking forward to getting back on track at home against the Boston Red Sox.
Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy are in the starting lineup for Tuesday’s All-Star game.
It has been another successful first half of the season for the Birds of Baltimore as they have proven multiple times on national television that the team is here to stay and last year was no fluke.
The orange and black will be well represented at this year’s All-Star Game. Four Orioles players have been voted into the mid-summer classic.
One of the benefits of having a good team is that you usually have good players. When you have good players, they tend to get a lot of attention.
Heading into Tuesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels, the Baltimore Orioles were a team that rated high in Major League Baseball’s home run categories.