Shawn joined Orioles Nation in May 2012. He has been a fan of the Orange and Black since the age of 10, when his father pulled him out of elementary school to see game 2 of the ALDS against the Cleveland Indians. He was born and raised in Annapolis, MD. He handles series previews for ON.
The Orioles host the red-hot Los Angeles Angels in their next series, who have won 11 of their last 15 games. Can the Orioles keep ground with the Yankees two weeks before the All Star break?
The Baltimore Orioles, who has lost seven of their last eight, travel to Fenway Park to take on the up and coming Red Sox. Bobby Valentine’s club has won six of their last nine, including taking three of four from the powerful Tigers.
The Orioles and Rays battle for A.L. East supremacy for the second time this season. After a hot start, Baltimore is looking more and more like the team everyone expected them to be, but Buck Showalter still has faith.