Baltimore seeks its seventh home win in eight tries Tuesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Following a long road trip, Baltimore – along with the Oriole faithful – will finally return to Camden Yards on Monday night to face the Toronto Blue Jays.
Orioles insider for MASN.com and friend of the show, Roch Kubatko, joined Vinny and Rob to talk about the most recent rough patch for the Birds north of the border.
Toronto (8-7) has won four of five meetings with the Orioles, batting .307 while totaling 40 runs with 54 hits – 26 for extra bases.
Toronto (7-7) has won three of four against Baltimore this season, totaling 36 runs and 45 hits, including 23 for extra bases.
In standing and admiring the 250th home run of his career, Bautista irked a number of Orioles players, who weren’t about to simply bite their tongues after the game.
Norris took the loss in the Orioles Home Opener to the Toronto Blue Jays just 11 days ago, giving up eight runs and seven hits.
The highly rated prospect will attempt to carry over that success into his new starting role beginning Saturday night against the Baltimore Orioles.
Jose Bautista broke out of an early-season slump by going 3 for 3 and scoring four runs as the Toronto Blue Jays ruined the Baltimore Orioles’ home opener with a 12-5 victory Friday.
The Orioles have won Tillman’s last 11, with Tillman going 6-0 with a 1.79 ERA over the last 10.
The Baltimore Orioles are closing in on their first AL East championship in 17 years and can move to the cusp of clinching that title by taking the series opener from the Toronto Blue Jays.
In this matchup, Happ will pitch opposite Miguel Gonzalez (5-6, 3.93), who didn’t get this month off to a strong start after shining in July.