Chris Tillman never took a loss since the beginning of June, but that streak ended when the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Saturday night.
As Darren O’Day walked to the mound in the eighth inning with a two-run lead to protect, the Baltimore Orioles seemed assured of securing a satisfying victory.
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.
With help from rookie Miguel Sano, the Minnesota Twins cruised to an 8-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday.
Danny Santana singled, and Brian Dozier’s two-run home run off Tommy Hunter lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Orioles on Monday night.
The Twins have two of the top prospects in baseball in their farm system in Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, but they’ll probably start the season in the Minors. Until they reach MLB, the club can still be excited by the arrival of Vargas, who right at the start of 2015 should bring a pure power presence the Twins were really lacking for much of last season.
The Baltimore Orioles weren’t throwing bats or breaking chairs in the clubhouse after failing to complete a sweep of the Minnesota Twins.
J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz connected for his major league-leading 35th home run and Ryan Flaherty also homered, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday.
When Steve Pearce went down with an injury, Orioles utility infielder Jimmy Paredes knew it was an opportunity to make his mark on a first-place team.