Win streaks have been hard to come by lately for the Baltimore Orioles. Facing a team that has struggled mightily on the road could help them extend their current one.
The Orioles and Braves treated 26,256 fans to an exciting night of baseball in the series opener.
Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory.
Miguel Gonzalez (8-6, 4.21) will try to help prevent Baltimore from matching its longest skid of the season as he faces the Rays for the fourth time in 2015.
The Orioles haven’t suffered a three-game sweep in the Bronx since June 1-3, 2010.
Kevin Gausman returns from the minors and tries to help the Orioles even this three-game series against a Yankees team expected to make some lineup changes from their victory in the opener.
Baltimore staggered into the All-Star break on level ground following a wild roller-coaster ride marred by erratic play, with losses in 10 of its last 13.
I believe a lot will depend on how they play in the next 2 weeks. Either get on a winning streak or a losing streak to make the decision a lot easier.
The Baltimore Orioles staggered into the All-Star break on level ground following a wild roller-coaster ride marred by inconsistent play.
One of the Orioles most important things to cross of the “to do list” this off-season is to sign up Manny Machado long-term.
Each team and summer has these stories. Here are three from the Orioles summer of 2015.
Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer during a six-run fourth inning that carried the Baltimore Orioles over the Boston Red Sox 8-6 Thursday.