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)
Barring any rain outs the Orioles will play game 81 of the 2014 season Sunday afternoon when they close out this 4-game series with the Rays.
As the Birds hit Thursday’s off-day, their record at Camden Yards stands at 18-18. That’s mediocrity right there people.
Chicago RHP Hector Noesi (2-5, 5.34 ERA) gets the start against Baltimore’s righty Ubaldo Jimenez (2-8, 4.63 ERA).
Carlos Beltran hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning Friday night, lifting the New York Yankees to a 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles for their fourth straight win.
If the Baltimore Orioles are going to make a move in the AL East, it would help if their starting pitching could continue its recent trend of outstanding performances.
The young righty pitched six strong innings as the Birds knocked off the first-place Toronto Blue Jays 4-2. Now Buck Showalter must decide what to do with his starting staff upon Gonzalez’s return.
FoxSports.com MLB writer Rob Neyer joins Bob Haynie and Glenn Younes on Sports Rehab to discuss the latest topics within Major League Baseball, including the race for the AL East title.
Orioles GM Dan Duquette joined Ed and Steve to talk about this past weekend’s wild series with Oakland.
Baltimore’s Manny Machado claimed there was no ill-intent after being at the center of another heated confrontation with the Oakland Athletics.
Buck Showalter said he’s open to going to a six-man rotation when left-hander Johan Santana becomes available.