The champagne was on ice, plastic shields were in place above the cubicles in the Baltimore clubhouse and couches were removed to accommodate a celebration 15 years in the making. The party never happened.
Chris Davis hit his 30th home run, rookie Manny Machado lined a go-ahead shot in the seventh inning and the Baltimore Orioles climbed into a tie atop the AL East by defeating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Saturday night.
The Baltimore Orioles ended a successful road trip with a wasted opportunity to climb into a tie for the AL East lead.
When a game goes into extra innings, the Baltimore Orioles have been almost unbeatable. When Jim Thome comes up in a big situation, his teammates are confident he’ll deliver.
Matt Wieters drove in three runs, Miguel Gonzalez pitched 6 1-3 solid innings and the Baltimore Orioles remained one game behind the first-place New York Yankees in the AL East with a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun joins Haynie & Zinno to talk Orioles baseball.
Think about it, he passed on Baltimore, waiting for a better opportunity.
A successful homestand ended on a sour note, so Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter was in no mood to reflect whimsically about his team winning seven of 10 games to enhance its position in the playoff hunt.
Held hitless by Aaron Cook through five innings, the Baltimore Orioles sent 10 batters to the plate during a five-run sixth and beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 Wednesday night.
Honeymoon over in Boston.
Mark Reynolds homered twice and drove in four runs, Omar Quintanilla also went deep, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Josh Beckett and the Boston Red Sox 7-1 Tuesday night.
At 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline passed with 19 teams within five games of postseason contention.