Exactly 23 years after his father, former Orioles pitcher Dave Johnson, won his first major league game, Steve Johnson shut down the Seattle Mariners to pick up his first ML win.
Matt Wieters hit two homers in the Orioles amazing 14-inning victory.
Chris Tillman shut down his former team once again, as the Orioles went on to win 3-1 over the Mariners.
For the Orioles, Miguel Gonzalez was making his ninth major league appearance, and sixth career start.
The Orioles picked up seven scoreless innings from starter Wei-Yin Chen Saturday night in Tampa, and the offense chipped in, too, en route to a 4-0 shutout of the Rays.
The Orioles were shut out Friday night, although Troy Patton and the bullpen was fantastic once again.
The Orioles received a little payback in New York Wednesday afternoon, falling 12-3 to the Yankees. JJ Hardy connected for a Solo Shot in the big blowout.
Miguel Gonzalez struck out eight batters and Jim Johnson notched his first save since his meltdown.
The Orioles lost a tough game to the Athletics Friday night.
The Orioles entered Wednesday night’s game against Tampa Bay having gone through their most impressive stretch of starting pitching all season. Despite dropping the last two games following a five game winning streak, Orioles starters had a stretch of seven consecutive quality starts. Yeah, about that…