Spring training games don’t count for stats or standings, but crazy stuff still happens.
Ubaldo Jimenez pitched two perfect innings in his debut with the Baltimore Orioles in their 15-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
Henry Urrutia, who defected from Cuba last year, will likely platoon at DH for the Orioles.
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Aaron Cook is ready, just in case Roy Halladay isn’t.
Chase Utley homered twice and drove in four runs, leading the Phillies to a 13-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.
Roy Halladay left after one inning because of a stomach virus in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 5-3 win over a Baltimore Orioles’ split squad on Sunday.
Those are minor quibbles with Manny Machado’s game. For a 20-year-old, he is extremely impressive.
Matt Wieters homered and drove in five runs, Conor Jackson connected twice and the Baltimore Orioles beat a Philadelphia Phillies split squad 12-3 on Sunday.
Bouncing back from a demoralizing defeat, the Orioles beat the New York Yankees 2-1 in, yep, 13 innings on J.J. Hardy’s double in Game 4 of the division series Thursday night.
Raul Ibanez homered in the ninth, then again in the 12th, rallying New York to a stunning 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five series.
The struggling Phillies have traded Slugger Jim Thome to the Baltimore Orioles.
Matt Wieters doubled in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th, and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Sunday.
Adam Jones hit a two-run homer in the 12th and the Baltimore Orioles won their eighth straight extra-inning game, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 Saturday and spoiling B.J. Rosenberg’s major league debut.
Jim Thome broke loose in a big way, Shane Victorino homered and drove in five runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies emphatically ended a season-worst six-game losing streak by beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-6 on Friday night.