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.
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.
The Orioles lost a tough game to the Athletics Friday night.
The Orioles got on the board first against Rays starter James Shields (L, 6-9) in the fifth. Markakis singled with one out. Shields hit Hardy with a pitch, and walked Jim Thome, loading the bases for Adam Jones.
The Orioles rode another outstanding pitching effort to their fifth straight win Sunday, beating the Cleveland Indians 4-3.
Chris Tillman shook off a horrendous second outing of the year with a terrific performance in Cleveland Saturday night, getting late-inning offensive heroics from a man who started his major league career when Tillman was 3 years old.
Miguel Gonzalez pitched well for the Orioles in their 10-2 win over the Indians
Zach Britton‘s overall performance from the box score was a bit less than stellar, but he is finally healthy and making his mark again with the parent club.
The Minnesota Twins used healthy doses of patience and persistence in taking the second of four games with the Orioles, 6-4 Tuesday night.