In order for the O's to earn home field advantage throughout the playoffs they need to win out and the Angels need to stop showing up to the ballpark. Los Angeles' "Magic Number" for that privilege is down to just one. That is the closest remaining race in baseball. Blah! Just get to October already.
Check out some of the stuff posted earlier on the site:
Matthew Cleveland previewed the series with the Jays.
Stacey Folkemer gave you the lowdown on the playoff teams.
J.Q Higgins had today's Bird Droppings.
Here is the preview of tonight's game written by yours truly.
|BALTIMORE ORIOLES||TORONTO BLUE JAYS|
|Alejandro De Aza - LF||Jose Reyes - SS|
|David Lough - CF||Jose Bautista - RF|
|Nick Markakis - RF||Edwin Encarnacion - DH|
|Delmon Young - DH||Adam Lind - 1B|
|Steve Clevenger - 1B||Dioner Navarro - C|
|Kelly Johnson - 3B||Dalton Pompey - LF|
|Nick Hundley - C||Munenori Kawasaki - 3B|
|Ryan Flaherty - SS||Anthony Gose - CF|
|Jonathan Schoop - 2B||Ryan Goins - 2B|
|Chris Tillman - RHP||Drew Hutchison - RHP|