Adam Jones hit two home runs, Gerardo Parra had five of Baltimore’s 26 hits, and the Orioles breezed past the Oakland Athletics 18-2 Sunday.
“Any time you’re winning it’s a lot of fun, especially when you do it the way we’ve done it the last couple nights, walking off,” said Davis, whose team has won seven of nine at home since the All-Star break.
For the second straight night, the Baltimore Orioles gathered at home plate for a water-spraying, hand-slapping celebration.
Every fantasy league has different rules, but most people play in standard Rotisserie leagues that feature limits on both games played by hitters and games started by pitchers—or some variation along those lines. You want to make sure your team isn’t going to go over those limits too soon!
The Baltimore lineup and Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez are probably eager to get back in action for very different reasons. While Baltimore’s batters had to sit through an off day after being no-hit, Jimenez is coming off his best start of the season.
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Orioles Vice President of Baseball Operation Dan Duquete joined the Vinny and Rob Show to discuss the team as the head down the final stretch of the season.
It all began one August afternoon when Chris Davis showed up to Camden Yards with some brand new facial hair, hoping to inspire a few home run hits.
Staying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he’s going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
Former Oriole and MLB Network broadcaster Bill Ripken joined the show to give his opinions on the Orioles upcoming free agents.
Davis’ RBI single and solo home run helped the Orioles pull within two games of the second wild-card spot in the American League after a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
Vinny & Rob breakdown the decisions and try to understand them, particularly the decision at the end of Sunday’s game to walk Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, putting the winning run in scoring position.