That was a weird way to end a baseball game, right? A walk-off passed ball! According to MASN's Roch Kubatko, the last time a passed ball ended a game was September 6, 2014 when Tampa Bay victimized the O's in St. Petersburg. But they all count the same.
Today is a pretty big one. The Orioles have a chance to win their fourth series in five tries. It would be the third series win against a division rival. And it serves as another real test for "ace" Chris Tillman, who has had mixed results early on. Hopefully we get "Good Tilly" tonight. And even more than that, a six- or seven-inning performance would be especially nice, since, ya know, we don't want the bullpen to fall apart in mid-July from exhaustion.
On top of that. we have some good news. Kevin Gausman looks like he is set to re-join the rotation on Monday. The boys could use a shot in the arm like that. Unless, he stinks. They definitely don't need that.
Gausman likely to come off DL and start Monday at The Trop #orioles— Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch) April 21, 2016
|TORONTO BLUE JAYS||BALTIMORE ORIOLES|
|Michael Saunders - LF||Joey Rickard - LF|
|Josh Donaldson - 3B||Manny Machado - 3B|
|Jose Bautista - RF||Adam Jones - CF|
|Edwin Encarnacion - DH||Chris Davis - 1B|
|Troy Tulowitzki - SS||Mark Trumbo - DH|
|Russell Martin - C||Matt Wieters - C|
|Justin Smoak - 1B||J.J. Hardy - SS|
|Kevin Pillar - CF||Jonathan Schoop - 2B|
|Ryan Goins - 2B||Nolan Reimold - RF|
|Marco Estrada - RHP||Chris Tillman - RHP|