Jake Odorizzi took a two-hitter into the seventh inning and Tampa Bay coaxed four consecutive walks with two outs to score the go-ahead run during a 2-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
Adam Jones drove in two with a double during a four-run first inning Tuesday night, and the Baltimore Orioles hung on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5.
Chris Tillman pitched into the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles hit three homers while spoiling Tampa Bay’s debut under rookie manager Kevin Cash with a 6-2 victory on Monday.
Competing for the fifth spot in the Baltimore Orioles’ rotation, Kevin Gausman gave up four runs in 3 2-3 innings of a 4-3 loss to a Tampa Bay Rays split-squad on Tuesday.
Evan Longoria hit his third homer of the spring and drove two runs as the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles played to a 6-6 tie in 10 innings Monday.
Bud Norris’ spring has been forgettable. In his fifth start, which won’t count in the official statistics because the Baltimore Orioles’ game with the Tampa Bay Rays was canceled by rain after 3 1/2 innings, Norris was not sharp.
Nathan Karns, who is challenging for a job in the Tampa Bay Rays starting rotation, pitched four perfect innings as the Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Saturday.
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.
A pitch sailed that away from catcher Nick Hundley cost the Baltimore Orioles a game.
Alex Cobb and two relievers combined on a six-hitter for Tampa Bay’s AL-best 19th shutout this season, and the Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 Friday night.
J.J. Hardy singled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Thursday night to lengthen their lead in the AL East.
Drew Smyly allowed two hits over seven innings in his second straight overpowering performance, and the Tampa Bay Rays jumped to an early lead against rookie Kevin Gausman in a 3-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.