The Baltimore Orioles are beginning to feel the pressure of the playoff hunt. A baserunning blunder and poor hitting in the clutch proved costly Sunday in a 4-2 loss to the White Sox. The defeat stalled Baltimore’s run at Tampa Bay for the second and final AL wild-card spot, and ended Chicago’s nine-game skid.
Matt Wieters hit a two-run single in the 10th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 48th home run, Scott Feldman pitched a five-hitter for his first career shutout and the Baltimore Orioles beat the White Sox 4-0 Friday night, extending Chicago’s losing streak to eight games.
Miguel Gonzalez allowed one run over seven innings and Baltimore got solo home runs from Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy and Brian Roberts in a 3-1 victory Thursday night.
Adam Dunn hit a one-out home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Tommy Hunter to give the Chicago White Sox a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.
Adam Dunn and Conor Gillaspie homered while John Danks pitched into the eighth inning to help the Chicago White Sox snap the Baltimore Orioles’ four-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night.
Zach Britton made an ample contribution to the Baltimore Orioles’ pennant drive, striking out a career-high 10 over eight innings in a win over the Chicago White Sox.
White Sox rookie Dylan Axelrod took a three-hitter into the eighth inning and Chicago spoiled the Baltimore debut of Joe Saunders, scoring seven runs off the left-hander in an 8-1 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday night.
Chris Tillman allowed one hit over seven innings, Nick Markakis drove in three runs and the Baltimore Orioles defeated Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 6-0 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
Nate McLouth hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, Lew Ford also connected and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat the White Sox 4-3 on Monday night, ending Chicago’s six-game winning streak.
Starting on Friday, the Birds began a huge homestand and are looking to keep pace in the AL Wild Card chase.
At 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline passed with 19 teams within five games of postseason contention.