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Brian Matusz turns in another strong start in Orioles' win over Red Sox
Brian Matusz turns in another strong start in Orioles' win over Red Sox

Orioles lefty Brian Matusz has heard the rumors that he is on the trading block — and he knew that a good showing as a starter against a tough Boston Red Sox lineup on Friday afternoon may further that speculation. It’s not a distraction, he said. “I’m well aware of talks and things going on. But for me all I can control is what I can control,” Matusz, 28, said. “To be able to go out and pitch and get extended and throw all four pitches and ... be able to pitch my game is really what it’s all about.” Matusz allowed just two hits and struck out two batters in four scoreless innings during the Orioles’ 11-5 victory. He threw 53 pitches,...

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