It was heavenly night for a pitcher who’s had a hellish season. Yes, that Ubaldo Jimenez was very good and got the pennant clinching win as the O’s punched their post-season dance card. The unlikely […]
Winning the AL East has been an almost foregone conclusion for weeks now for the Baltimore Orioles, but a title 17 years in the making would still make for a very memorable night at Camden Yards.
The Baltimore Orioles are closing in on their first AL East championship in 17 years and can move to the cusp of clinching that title by taking the series opener from the Toronto Blue Jays.
For nearly a decade and a half, Rob can remember the New York Yankees practically owning the Baltimore Orioles.
Baltimore manager Buck Showalter was a 21-year-old minor leaguer in the Yankees’ system in 1979, with a locker made of “two nails and a piece of tape.” None of the players in his current clubhouse was even alive the last time the Orioles held a double-digit lead in the AL East.
After losing the first two games of their three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Baltimore Orioles looked like they were on the verge of getting swept on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
Nelson Cruz hit his second homer of the game in the 11th inning and drove in seven runs, and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Sunday.
The Baltimore Orioles are building a seemingly insurmountable lead atop the AL East behind impressive success at home.
Baltimore still holds the largest division lead in the majors at 8 1/2 games over the New York Yankees as it tries to win its first AL East title since 1997.
The Baltimore Orioles look for some more consistency tonight on offense against the Tampa Bay Rays in game 3 of a 4 game series.
While Baltimore’s 161 homers lead the majors by a comfortable margin, that power has overshadowed an outstanding run by the pitching staff.
Nick Markakis preserved the lead on defense and then enlarged it at the plate.