Among the league leaders in wins, Baltimore’s Wei-Yin Chen (14-4, 3.83 ERA) has also received a major league-best 5.92 runs of support per game.
Prior to Dan Duquette, the Orioles had 14 straight losing seasons. Since he was hired, 3 straight winning seasons, and barring an epic collapse, two playoff years.
This Orioles bullpen is really something special and the defense has been nothing short of spectacular.
Apparently, all it took for the Baltimore Orioles to get back in the win column and rediscover their offense was a return home.
The Orioles 5 man rotation of Tillman, Norris, Chen, Gausman and Gonzalez might only have one All-Star appearance among them right now, that would be Tillman last year, but they’re pitching like stars.
Although they are among the best teams in the majors and own a very healthy lead in the AL East, the Baltimore Orioles haven’t had much luck completing sweeps.
Orioles reliever Brian Matusz intended to throw his pitch off the plate, down in the dirt, anywhere so Mike Aviles couldn’t hit it. When it flew over the left-field wall and landed on the pedestrian walkway, Matusz knew he had made a big mistake.
The Baltimore Orioles are pulling away in the AL East, but extending their winning ways Friday night could be a tall order against Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber, the hottest starting pitcher in baseball.
The Baltimore Orioles have baseball’s most homers while the New York Yankees have surrendered the most in the AL.
The Baltimore Orioles are showing no signs of slowing down as they continue to increase their lead in the AL East.
The first place Baltimore Orioles took on the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night in the start of a three-game series against the team closest to them in AL East.
Thanks to five runs combined in the seventh and eighth inning the Birds won 7-3 over the National League East’s best team.