Orioles third baseman Manny Machado hurt his right knee in a game against the New York Yankees and was helped off the field.
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After the homerun derby, there was not a huge change in the second half of the season, especially not for Adam Jones who has been shining for the Orioles recently. Machado is also getting back in the swing of things again. Davis is not the hitter who he was last year but when the O’s need him, he seems to come through. Unlike the Tampa Bay Rays who had less than 9% to make it to the post season, the Orioles have a 61% chance, that is pretty high for the O’s.
Would David Price fit well with the Orioles? Looks like the Orioles are kind of interested in him but still are not sure. “Price should be going somewhere,” says Todd. Price is definitely an impact player that a lot of teams could use.
When he tells his kids about his first complete game in the majors, Kevin Gausman will have a heck of a story to share — if he skips the part about the game being called by rain after 4 1/2 innings.
The Baltimore Orioles couldn’t blame the early-evening shadows at Camden Yards for their hitting woes, nor could they cite their unfamiliarity with the opposing pitcher.
Manny Machado led off the 10th inning with a double and scored on a one-out single by Nick Hundley, giving the surging Baltimore Orioles a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Tim Elfrink joined Ed and Ken to talk about his book on baseball and PEDs “Blood Sport”
Although Justice described the outcome of Machado’s suspension as “fair,” he also stood firm on Machado reaching his full potential in the majors.
“There were periods last year where [Manny] was one of the best five players in baseball. We have to keep in mind that he’s 22 years old.”
Duquette says “that the favorite in the American League east is probably the Orioles, the Orioles are the most well rounded of all the teams.”
At least on this day, Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles were better than the best pitcher in the big leagues this season.