THE NEED FOR MORE INSTANT REPLAY
With closer Jim Johnson unavailable and a shaky righty setup man still warming up, Baltimore manager Buck Showalter had no choice but to stick with Brian Matusz against Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes in the ninth inning.
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.
The Baltimore Orioles ran into a team in the Tampa Bay Rays that did not pack it in just because they were eliminated from play-off contention. The O’s went into Tampa and lost two out […]
Baltimore’s sports teams battled with the teams from New England over the weekend. The Baltimore Orioles continued their race to the MLB post-season by taking two out of three in Boston from the Red Sox. […]
Matt Wieters hit two solo home runs and Endy Chavez had four hits to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 on Sunday and remain within a game of the New York Yankees in the AL East.
The Baltimore Orioles have had their share of rough patches this season, but a three game sweep of the Oakland A’s classifies as one of their early season bright spots.
Zach Britton hasn’t received much run support during his stellar rookie season. Once he got a three-run lead Sunday it was as if he didn’t know how to handle it.
Last year the Rangers came out of nowhere to win their first division title since 1999. The Angels have had a steady decline over the past few seasons. Each team is going through some changes in hopes of achieving what the Rangers did last season.