The 2012 regular season came to an end Wednesday night inTampa, as the Rays, behind three home runs from star third baseman Evan Longoria, beat the Orioles 4-1.
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 and Blue Jays split a doubleheader at Camden Yards Monday night, the O’s winning 4-1 in game one, and Toronto taking the nightcap 9-5.
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 waited until the ninth inning to get on the scoreboard Tuesday night in Seattle. They waited another nine innings to score again. And that was good enough.
The Orioles lost the second game of their series against the Oakland Athletics.
JJ Hardy hit two home runs in the Orioles 9-2 clobbering over Tampa Bay.
Adam Jones‘ 3-Run Homer was not enough to drop the Yankees, as the Orioles lost 8-5.