Kelly Johnson hit a three-run homer and an RBI single, and the Tampa Bay Rays held on for a 12-10 victory over the slumping Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
Kelly Johnson and Shelley Duncan homered, James Loney had three RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 Wednesday night to snap a four-game skid.
Jake Arrieta gave up a home run on the first pitch he threw, struggled with his control for much of the game and finally was pulled before getting an out in the sixth inning.
Through 12 games, the Baltimore Orioles sit at 6-6. A .500 record does not speak of brilliance, but, after two weeks, the Birds certainly have been interesting.
During the aftermath of the Orioles opening day victory over the Tampa Rays, Glenn reflected on the game and what it really means that baseball is back.
Adam Jones keyed a seventh-inning rally with a two-run, go-ahead double and Chris Davis followed with a three-run homer Tuesday to help the Baltimore Orioles open the season with a 7-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
CASEY STERN PREVIEWS THE AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
Jeff Niemann is making a strong case for a spot in the Tampa Bay Rays’ starting rotation.
Alex Cobb rebounded from a rough outing to pitch three overpowering innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 Saturday.
Evan Longoria homered three times and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Baltimore 4-1 Wednesday, ending the Orioles’ bid to force a one-game tiebreaker for the AL East title.
Chris Davis homered for the sixth straight game and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a club-record 15 strikeouts by Tampa Bay pitcher James Shields to beat the Rays 1-0 Tuesday night, pushing the AL East race to the final day of the season.
The Baltimore Orioles are facing an uphill battle to win the AL East. Alex Cobb allowed two hits over seven innings Monday night, helping the Tampa Bay Rays keep their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-3 victory over the Orioles.