The Orioles picked up a win in a see-saw battle with Kansas City at Camden Yards Sunday, earning a split with the Royals.
Manny Machado’s call-up Thursday night was one greeted with surprise, optimism, excitement, and fear by almost everyone in Orioles Nation.
Machado went 2-4 with a single and triple in his major league debut.
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.
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.
At first, it looked like the Orioles were intent on punishing their front office for not making any deals at the non-waiver trade deadline.