Adam Jones is waiting for the results of an MRI.
Jake Arrieta kept struggling. So did the Baltimore Orioles.
Brian Matusz gave up two hits in 7 1/3 innings and the Baltimore Orioles ended a six-game losing streak by holding off the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 Saturday.
David Price scattered three hits over 7 1/3 innings, Hideki Matsui homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 on Friday night.
The Orioles will send Wei-Yin Chen to the hill to put the brakes on a 5-game losing streak.
The Orioles still have a hold on first place, and it will be on the line when the team they play the team with whom they are tied this weekend.
Believe it or not, the month of May is coming to a close and the Baltimore Orioles remain on top of the American League East
Baltimore has the best record in the American League, the Yankees and Red Sox are struggling badly and there is an extra wild card slot to be had.
The Baltimore Orioles were already assured a series victory and sole possession of first place, so no one would have blamed them if they coasted to the finish after falling behind Tampa Bay by six runs.
The Baltimore Orioles capitalized on five errors by the Tampa Bay Rays and got two hits and two RBIs from Adam Jones in a 5-3 victory Saturday night.
Nick Johnson’s first homer in two years gave Baltimore a seventh-inning lead, and the Orioles edged the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Friday night in a duel for first place in the AL East.
Desmond Jennings hit three home runs, including a grand slam, to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to an 8-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.