BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 24: Jim Johnson #43 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates with Matt Wieters #32 after a 6-4 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Happy Saturday! Are you still basking in the three-homer night? For the scoreboard watchers, the Angels beat the Tigers, the Yankees beat the Indians, the A's beat the Rays, and and the White Sox beat the Mariners. The Orioles are holding at 5 games behind the Yankees in the AL East and with Detroit's loss they are in a tie with just one other team for the second wild card.
School of Roch: Hearing from Davis and Britton
So, what was Davis thinking about in his fourth at-bat? "I was thinking about trying to work a walk. I really wanted to see some pitches," he said.
Orioles Buzz: Matthew Taylor: Five-game win streaks are the new Oriole Way
The Orioles are masters of the five-game win streak. After stringing together a then-season-best four-game win streak in late April, the O's have posted five-game win streaks in every month since.
Orioles Card "O" the Day: Vintage Fridays: Mike Flanagan, 1978 Topps #341
Kevin remembers Flanny.