Jimenez Gets 100th Career Victory, Orioles Beat NationalsUbaldo Jimenez pitched six gritty innings to earn his 100th career win and added an RBI single as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Tuesday night in the rain-delayed opener of a series between teams fighting to remain in the playoff race.
Scott Miller MLB Writer For Bleacher ReportThe aforementioned outfield changes in Boston are a direct reflection of the team’s issues offensively in 2014. After acquiring Cespedes from Oakland in exchange for SP Jon Lester, Boston made their goals clear. “I know everyone in Boston is wondering who’s going to pitch, but I thought when they traded Lester for Cespedes, they were really smart to cut bait,” said Miller.
Roch Kubatko Of MASN Sports Talks Letting Go Of Reimold And Gausman's StatusKubatko, along with most other local media members, have begun to consider the Orioles not just legitimate playoff contenders, but AL East champions. “It’s there for the taking. You wonder if that makes them go for a bold move, or just stick with what they have,” Kubatko said.
Machado Hits A Career High As O's Beat Nats 8-2 In 11 InningsChris Davis snapped a lengthy slump with a tiebreaking homer in the 11th inning, part of a six-run uprising that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Washington Nationals 8-2 on Monday night.
Fans Scream Foul Over Orioles Billboard 7 Miles From Nats ParkThe Baltimore Orioles have strategically placed a billboard, featuring Adam Jones, Chris Davis and Manny Machado, alongside I-295 in Maryland, just before the Washington, D.C. border.
Steve Davis: Orioles' Attendance Talk Packing Camden Yards during the week, which was the norm during the playoff years in 1996 and 1997, might be unrealistic.
Steve Davis: 'O' In AnthemMike Wise from the Washington Post wrote a column chastising Orioles fans for their use of "O" in the anthem.
Rob Long: One Thing's For Sure...As the Baltimore Orioles sport a 25-14 record, many will look with doubt, wondering whether or not this team will be able to sustain this pace.
Nationals Manager Riggleman Ejected In 1st InningNationals manager Jim Riggleman has been ejected in the first inning of Washington's game against the Baltimore Orioles for arguing a call with home plate umpire Todd Tichenor.