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.
A flight carrying the Baltimore Orioles had to make an emergency landing in Jacksonville, Fla. on Sunday night after smoke was reported on board.
The Baltimore Orioles have too much else going on to be overly excited about ending their miserable run of 14 consecutive losing seasons.
Manny Machado led off the ninth inning with a single and scored the winning run on a single by Nate McLouth, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night to retain a share of first place in the AL East.
For the second time in three games, the Baltimore Orioles had an uplifting victory marred by an injury to a key player.
The Baltimore Orioles are having great success in one-run and extra-inning games. Taylor Teagarden broke out of a long slide with an RBI double in the 10th inning, Miguel Gonzalez threw seven scoreless innings, and the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Sunday.