While his teammates were still flying to Southern California after a late game at Seattle, Chris Tillman was already in his own bed at his Fountain Valley home, resting up for his first start in the ballpark he used to frequent often while growing up.
Jason Hammel struggled to get loose on a chilly night and, with each inning dragging, never found a rhythm on the mound. It’s largely why the Baltimore starter didn’t make it through the sixth inning for the first time this season.
One month of the season is almost in the books and the surprises keep coming!! Remember the “6-4-3″ is the top six teams, four stats to know and bottom three teams in the bigs.
Nick Markakis and Adam Jones hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, Chris Tillman pitched six innings for his first win of the season and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Saturday.
Nate McLouth reached base four times and scored twice to extend his recent hot streak, Nick Markakis drove in two runs, and Baltimore opened its longest road trip of the season by routing the Oakland Athletics 10-2 on Thursday night.
A special youth baseball clinic gets the ball rolling.
After a long, drawn-out spring training, and two weeks spent almost entirely on the road, Chris Davis and the Baltimore Orioles were ready to head home.
Manny did deliver. He hit a shot over the Green Monster to complete a five run ninth.
It didn’t take new closer Joel Hanrahan long to learn how Red Sox fans react to a blown save.
Last week, I gave you my picks for the 2013 Major League Baseball season. If you read the blog, you now know that I like the Baltimore Orioles to win their first AL East crown since 1997.
Same cast, different attitude.
The Baltimore Orioles have selected Bobby Dickerson to be their third base coach.