Hoes is absolutely on fire for the Tides, as he’s hitting .414 over his last seven games. He had three hits in two of his last three games.
Brian Matusz threw a complete game shutout in his first start since being demoted.
Manny Machado launched his 7th HR of the year in an 8-6 Baysox loss.
The Orioles called up Chris Tillman from Norfolk to make the Fourth of July start in Seattle Wednesday, hoping he’d piece together a solid enough start to rest some of the arms in the bullpen and save them for the upcoming Angels series.
Matusz (L, 5-10) was touched for seven hits, two of which were home runs, three walks , and five runs in just four-plus innings, as the birds dropped the finale of the four-game series with Cleveland, 6-2.
Jaime Esquivel struck out 8 tonight in his outing versus the Staten Island Yankees
Each morning, Camden Connect will bring you the latest Baltimore Orioles links, analysis, news, rumors, and more from around the web. Today, we have lots of links regarding Jim Thome.
Much of the chatter around the ballpark Saturday centered around Weaver, and the birds’ acquisition of veteran DH Jim Thome. And, why not? It’s not as if the home team gave the fans a lot to cheer about.
The Orioles find themselves in a troubling position after Thursday’s series opener against Cleveland. Both of their reliable starters have pitched poorly on back-to-back nights for the first time all year, and now they’re forced to depend on three others (including one who’s started just one game in the majors this season) to right a rapidly sinking ship in the next three games.