Getting back home has made all the difference for the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles.
Tsuyoshi Wada allowed Steve Pearce’s leadoff homer in the seventh inning for Baltimore’s only hit, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Orioles 2-1 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.
The Orioles 5 man rotation of Tillman, Norris, Chen, Gausman and Gonzalez might only have one All-Star appearance among them right now, that would be Tillman last year, but they’re pitching like stars.
Manager Buck Showalter said Tuesday before the Orioles’ game against the Chicago White Sox that starter Ubaldo Jimenez is moving to the bullpen.
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.
Thanks to five runs combined in the seventh and eighth inning the Birds won 7-3 over the National League East’s best team.
Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer, Dustin Ackley had a solo shot and the Seattle Mariners got an effective outing from their bullpen in a 6-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.
Manny Machado and the Baltimore Orioles are working extra hard for their wins lately.
When we hear the Baltimore Orioles mentioned in trade rumors, it’s usually about their pursuit of a starting pitcher. But are the pitchers mentioned really an upgrade?
MASN’ Steve Melewski joined Scott and Jeremy on 105.7 the Fan Wednesday to wrap up the Angels series and preview what moves the birds could make during the trade deadline
Adam Jones hadn’t homered in 10 games leading up to his early exit in the Home Run Derby, but his power surge over the past few days has helped the Baltimore Orioles pick up a couple of key victories.
Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 4.20 ERA) vs. Miguel Gonzalez (4-5, 4.22 ERA). First Pitch is at 7:05pm.