Baltimore Begins Four-Game Series In Toronto TonightThe Toronto Blue Jays are off to their worst start in franchise history and the Orioles are coming off a 12-5 victory in Boston.
Orioles Hope To Split Series Against Red SoxSince working 17 1/3 scoreless frames to begin the season, Orioles' relievers have since surrendered 12 runs (11 earned) over their last five innings.
Listen Live: Baltimore at Toronto [Wild Card Showdown] MLBBaltimore should have plenty of confidence after finishing the season winning seven of its last nine games with a series win in Toronto last week that included a 3-2 triumph Wednesday in which Hyun Soo Kim belted a pinch-hit, two-run blast off Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna in the ninth inning.
Listen Live: Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays [Live Audio] MLBBaltimore is just one game north of the Tigers and will play its final five regular-season games on the road, where it is 35-41. The Orioles would like to avoid coming back to Toronto for the wild card game and are 2-6 in eight games at the Blue Jays in 2016.
Listen Live: Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays [Live Audio] MLBBaltimore trails Toronto by one game for the top AL wild card spot and leads both Detroit and Seattle by two games for the second slot.
Orioles Fall Five Games Behind, Lead Over Tigers Reduced To 1 1/2 GamesThe Orioles fell five games behind the Red Sox in the East with the loss, and their lead over the Detroit Tigers for the second AL wild card is down to 1 1/2 games.
Listen Live: Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles [Live Audio] MLBGausman is 5-0 in his last six starts and held the opposition scoreless in four of his past five outings.
Listen Live: Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles [Live Audio] MLBThe time is now for the Baltimore Orioles, whose hopes to win the American League East hinge on their four-game series against the first-place Boston Red Sox beginning Monday at Camden Yards.
Listen Live: Tampa Bay Rays At Baltimore Orioles [Live Audio] MLBThe Tampa Bay Rays are making quite an impact on the American League East race from last place and look to cause some more damage when they visit the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.
Listen Live: Baltimore Orioles At Boston Red Sox [Live Audio] MLBThe Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles own two of the most powerful offenses in baseball, and the team with the most home runs has taken each of the first two games in the series.
Listen Live: Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox [Live Audio] MLBBaltimore and Toronto are tied for the wild card lead, two games clear of the Yankees and the Detroit Tigers, with seven teams within four games of the top spot.
Listen Live: Baltimore Orioles Vs Tampa Bay Rays [Live Audio] MLBThe Orioles remain tied with Detroit for the American League’s second wild card.
Listen Live: NY Yankees at Baltimore Orioles [Live Audio] MLBSitting four games behind the Blue Jays and tied with Detroit for the top wild card, the Orioles continue to be reliant on the long ball, leading the majors with 209 homers.
Listen Live: Toronto at Baltimore [Live Audio] MLBThe Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays rank 1-2 in the majors in home runs, so it's hardly a surprise that the long ball has played a pivotal role during their three-game series.
Listen Live: Baltimore Orioles at Washington Nationals [Live Audio] MLBBaltimore’s playoff hopes hit a snag on Tuesday despite the 8-1 win, when it was announced that ace Chris Tillman will be placed on the 15-day disabled list due to shoulder inflammation.