The Birds will hope Wei-Yin Chen can snap the 5-game skid when he faces the Rays Friday night.
Wei-Yin Chen wasn’t fooling anyone with his breaking ball, least of all Stephen Strasburg.
The Birds’ loss Monday night dropped them back into a tie with the Tampa Bay Rays for first place in the AL East. It also was the 4th straight loss at home to the Yankees this season.
Wei-Yin Chen had a rocky start and a lamentable finish in his major league debut. In between, the Taiwan native performed pretty darn well.
Carl Pavano struggled as the Baltimore Orioles had finished with 14 hits in an 11-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
For 14 consecutive seasons, the Baltimore Orioles have tried nearly everything to improve. Now, they’re going the foreign route.
The dark clouds, swirling winds and threat of severe thunderstorms seemed like an appropriate backdrop Sunday for the Baltimore Orioles’ first workout for pitchers and catchers.
New GM Dan Duquette says the goal for the 2012 Birds is a .500 record. That sounds great until you look at the roster.
Taiwanese left-hander Wei-yin Chen and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a three-year contract worth $11,338,000, a move aimed at improving a starting rotation that struggled last year.