The Orioles had managed a measly 15 runs while losing six straight games, and were preparing to face Johnny Cueto and the streaking Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
There is no one thing that Orioles manager Buck Showalter can point to when it comes to understanding why his once-soaring club has suddenly lost six straight games.
Jimenez was pounded for 6 of the 7 runs Kansas City scored in that frame, and the Royals beat Baltimore 8-3 to open their 4-game series.
The Orioles placed shortstop J.J. Hardy on the disabled list and designated outfielder Nolan Reimold for assignment before opening a four-game series Monday night in Kansas City.
Every once in a while, Miguel Gonzalez looks like the pitcher who won 30 games over the previous three seasons.
After a prolonged rain delay to start the game, the Orioles came out flat, yielding 15 runs the day after an uplifting win over the Mets.
Henry Urrutia broke a ninth-inning tie with a drive into the seats in left field, and the Baltimore Orioles ended a nine-game losing streak against the New York Mets.
Jacob deGrom took a four-hitter into the eighth inning, Curtis Granderson hit two solo homers and the Mets beat the Orioles 5-3 Tuesday.
A 5-year-old girl with an Orioles-themed robotic arm threw out the first pitch of Monday night’s game to her favorite player — Manny Machado.
Steve Clevenger hit a three-run homer, Chris Tillman won his 7th straight decision and the Orioles completed a sweep of the Athletics.