Chris Coghlan finally solved Bud Norris with a bases-loaded triple in a four-run second inning, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on a soggy Saturday at Wrigley Field.
Orioles Manager Buck Showalter joined Ed and Steve to talk about his first place team.
Manager Buck Showalter said Tuesday before the Orioles’ game against the Chicago White Sox that starter Ubaldo Jimenez is moving to the bullpen.
Carlos Carrasco shut out AL East-leading Baltimore on three hits over seven innings, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 6-0 win over the Orioles on Saturday night.
Caleb Joseph homered in his fifth consecutive game, Nelson Cruz hit his 30th and Delmon Young also went deep as the Baltimore Orioles beat John Lackey and the St. Louis Cardinals 10-3 Saturday.
Glenn talks about the hate Orioles’ RHP Ubaldo Jimenez received for picking up the check for the Single-A Aberdeen Ironbirds’ dinner while on a rehab stint.
When we hear the Baltimore Orioles mentioned in trade rumors, it’s usually about their pursuit of a starting pitcher. But are the pitchers mentioned really an upgrade?
Ubaldo Jimenez’s miserable season worsened Friday when the Baltimore Orioles right-hander was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle.
As you look at the Orioles roster, you have to question the depth of the starting pitching staff.
Another pitcher for the Orioles, Ubaldo Jimenez does have the talent but finding that strike zone has caused the 30 year old some trouble. Wallace says that he is “a great young guy but he is trying to do a little more than what he is capable of. He needs to relax.”
Scott asked for a “letter grade” from last nights game. The first half, Kubatko gave the Birds a strong C+. They only had one quality start in the past couple games. The O’s are starting to look like a last place team, Kubatko said, if that is the case then he would give the O’s a solid A-. It is time for the Orioles to step up their game a little bit.
Joe Saunders (0-4, 5.19 ERA) vs. Ubaldo Jimenez (2-8, 4.70 ERA)