The Baltimore Orioles had their worst pitching performance of the season, and afterward there was plenty of blame to pass around.
Wei-Yin Chen had plenty of time in the dugout to think about what went wrong against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Chen yielded three home runs during the shortest outing of his big league career, and the early deficit proved too much for the Baltimore Orioles to overcome in a 5-4 defeat Saturday.
Nelson Cruz and Nick Hundley homered to back a commanding pitching performance by Chris Tillman, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Friday night for a doubleheader split.
Kevin Gausman will have plenty to think about after he heads back to the minor leagues.
Kevin Gausman pitched six shutout innings, Steve Pearce’s opposite-field double snapped a scoreless tie and Nelson Cruz added his major league-leading 22nd home run to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Wednesday.
David DeJesus ran out of room and crashed into the wall, resulting in a grand slam for Baltimore’s Chris Davis in the Orioles’ 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
The long ball did in the Baltimore Orioles. Jerry Sands, Yunel Escobar and Ryan Hanigan homered Monday night, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4.
Adam Jones hit a pair of solo homers and Jonathan Schoop launched a tiebreaking, two-run shot that sent the Baltimore Orioles over the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Ryan Flaherty and Nick Markakis both drove in a run after a power outage delay in the eighth inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Tuesday night.
The Baltimore Orioles-Tampa Bay Rays game that was rained out on April 15 has been rescheduled as a doubleheader on June 27.
Miguel Gonzalez and two relievers combined on a six-hitter, and the Baltimore Orioles capitalized on two infield singles by Adam Jones in a 3-0 victory over the punchless Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
Tuesday’s game between the Orioles and the Rays has been postponed due to the rain.