The Baltimore Orioles have been playing baseball since 1954, and never before had they won a game when the lone run came on a leadoff homer. Until Sunday.
Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer, Dustin Ackley had a solo shot and the Seattle Mariners got an effective outing from their bullpen in a 6-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.
After Baltimore left-hander Wei-Yin Chen put together another dominant performance Friday against Seattle, his thoughts were with his family and friends thousands of miles away in his native Taiwan.
Manny Machado and the Baltimore Orioles are working extra hard for their wins lately.
Baltimore manager Buck Showalter has a reputation for having his teams well prepared for every situation. But, as he says: “You can’t teach 6-foot-10.”
As for which players Seattle may be targeting before the deadline, Booth stated there are a number of possibilities.
“The latest rumor is that they have some interest in Drew Stubbs, the Colorado right fielder. There’s been a lot of talk about Ben Zobrist from Tampa Bay as well,” said Booth.
Wie-Yen Chen threw one of his finest games in the major leagues, allowing just five hits over eight innings in Baltimore’s 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
Would David Price fit well with the Orioles? Looks like the Orioles are kind of interested in him but still are not sure. “Price should be going somewhere,” says Todd. Price is definitely an impact player that a lot of teams could use.
Alaska Airlines will soon offer flights between Baltimore and Seattle.
Seattle outfielder Michael Morse has been traded to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for outfielder Xavier Avery.
Seldom-used Henry Blanco hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning off Wei-Yin Chen, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Sunday behind left-hander Joe Saunders.
Michael Saunders homered twice and drove in five runs, Erasmo Ramirez retired 18 of the first 20 batters he faced and the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 Saturday night to end a four-game losing streak.