The Baltimore Orioles road trip ended in disappointing fashion as they dropped four-straight to finish it at 2-5.
Another game at Tropicana Field is great news for the Orioles, who seek to complete their second season-opening sweep there in five years Wednesday night.
Just give him the ball every fifth day and watch him work.
Andrew McCutchen was hitless in two at-bats in his return to the Pirates’ lineup, and Steve Pearce homered against his former team to lead the Baltimore Orioles over Pittsburgh 9-2 Tuesday.
The real questions are about the corners and who should be starting on a consistent basis.
Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce has agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract and avoided a salary arbitration hearing.
Bud Norris has agreed to an $8.8 million, one-year contract with Baltimore, and infielder Ryan Flaherty settled with the Orioles on a one-year deal for $1,075,000.
I know it looks a little bleak right now. Nelson Cruz is gone, and it appears Nick Markakis is next.
It would be a shame if the Baltimore Orioles allowed their final four games to overshadow what they accomplished during the previous 165.
The Birds dropped two to Kansas City at OPACY to start the ALCS and MASN broadcaster Mel Antonen joined the guys to talk about the streaking Royals.
Those core players may stir the drink but the glass might be empty if it wasn’t for so many new faces that have made the 2014 season a special one.
The Baltimore Orioles enter the postseason brimming with confidence.