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.
Who will be in attendance for Mike Mussina's Orioles Hall of Fame induction tonight? I know Andrew_G has his Mussina tee ready to go.
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.
More on Matusz as a reliever " Britt's Bird Watch
Quotes from Brian Matusz. Hopefully he can put up more numbers like he did last night.