The Orioles find themselves in a position now where another loss in either of the next two games will cost them the season. The birds dropped a heartbreaker in New York to the Yankees, 3-2 in 12 innings Wednesday night.
The Orioles had their backs against the wall heading into Game Two of the ALDS against the Yankees at Camden Yards Monday night.
In their first playoff appearance since 1997, the Baltimore Orioles traveled to Texas for a one-game playoff game with the two-time defending AL Champions, the Texas Rangers.
The Orioles and Red Sox have met numerous times at Camden Yards in September in games with playoff implications. Implications for one of the teams, anyway, and the Orioles haven’t been that team. Oh, 2012…how Orioles Nation has waited for you.
Chris Tillman, like Gonzalez, has been a savior for this team. Since he joined the club just before the All-Star break, who’s been better? No one on this staff.
The Orioles swatted seven home runs in their 12-2 beat-down of the Toronto Blue Jays
In Sunday’s series finale at Fenway Park, the Orioles had two chances to tie the Red Sox or take the lead with the bases loaded in the ninth inning. Instead, the birds fell to Boston 2-1 as the Red Sox avoid the sweep.
The Orioles went on to win yet another extra innings affair in Boston on Saturday.
The Orioles recovered from a first inning, 2-0 deficit with plenty of offense and pitching that was good enough Sunday, beating the Oakland A’s 9-5.