The Orioles look to take Game 2 and the series with Houston after their dramatic, come-from-behind win in Game 1.
Before the four-game set with the Rays, it would have been understandable to question how the youngest Orioles might respond to postseason baseball. We don’t have to question any longer.
The Orioles came back from an early deficit to tie the game, but a late HR and a dominant showing from the Rays bullpen stifled the O’s chances of stealing a win.
Ace Kyle Bradish takes the mound as the Orioles open a series against Tampa that could decide the AL East title.
Norfolk and Bowie are the only remaining O’s affiliates in action, as both lose closely-contested, one-run affairs Tuesday.
With 100 wins and a division title in sight, this O’s team has a chance to accomplish things we’ve never seen since the move to OPACY in 1992.
Struggling St. Louis comes to town as the last opponent before the O’s pivotal series with Tampa. Can Baltimore add to the Cardinals woes or will they take them too lightly?
Norfolk was the only loser Tuesday as Bowie hit a walk-off three-run HR in extras, Aberdeen poured on 11 runs and Delmarva flirted with a no-hitter.
Neither the veteran outfielder nor former All-Star closer have great numbers in 2023, but the O’s are betting their presence can pay dividends in September and October.
After taking the lead on with a 6-run inning on Saturday, the O’s offense brought the fireworks to the 6th on Sunday to win the rubber match with Arizona.