The Astros haven’t lost a road series since September 2014 but the Orioles have a chance to hand them their first of 2015 in Wednesday’s rubber match.
Henderson Alvarez missed the last month of Mike Redmond’s tenure as Miami Marlins manager, returning only to see Redmond be shown the door minutes after Alvarez’s lackluster performance.
With a record of 18-20, the Orioles start a three-game series on Friday with the Marlins in Miami.
O’s fans expect better from a ball club that won the AL East last year, but all is not doom and gloom.
Baltimore seeks its seventh home win in eight tries Tuesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Manny Machado and Chris Davis hit first-inning homers, Ubaldo Jimenez had a season-high nine strikeouts over seven sharp innings and the Orioles celebrated their return to Baltimore with a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.
Following a long road trip, Baltimore – along with the Oriole faithful – will finally return to Camden Yards on Monday night to face the Toronto Blue Jays.
Jacob DeGrom bounced back from two subpar starts with seven overpowering innings, Dilson Herrera hit his first homer of the season among three hits and the New York Mets won their eighth straight over the Baltimore Orioles, 5-1 on Wednesday night.
Jimenez hasn’t allowed an earned run in 14 innings while winning two home starts, but the right-hander is 0-1 with a 4.15 ERA in two road games.
No fans, no problem for the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday afternoon against the Chicago White Sox.
In what was believed to be the first major league game played without fans in attendance, Chris Davis hit a three-run homer in a six-run first inning Wednesday and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2.
The Baltimore Orioles are yet to win a game in which they’ve scored fewer than four runs, and while their concerns on the mound can’t be ignored, there’s another reason they haven’t yet won a pitchers’ duel.