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.
Mark Reynolds hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, Nick Markakis had a career-high five hits and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Sunday to end their five-game losing streak.
The Baltimore Orioles have had their share of rough patches this season, but a three game sweep of the Oakland A’s classifies as one of their early season bright spots.
Coming into the season, I actually thought the bullpen would be one of the strengths of this Baltimore Oriole’s ballclub. Boy was I wrong.
Chris Tillman pitched six innings of three-hit ball, Adam Jones went 4 for 4 with two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Last night’s Oriole game made me think of something that hasn’t popped in my mind in a long time: Same ole Orioles.
When the Baltimore Orioles signed Kevin Gregg earlier this year, it was assumed that he would be their closer. Now after yet another setback to Koji Uehara, that assumption seems to be much closer to reality.
The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a $10 million, two-year contract with right-handed reliever Kevin Gregg, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.