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Orioles rally to help Ben Barlow heal after the death of his wife, Monica
Orioles rally to help Ben Barlow heal after the death of his wife, Monica

In the weeks and months since his wife's death, Ben Barlow, of Ellicott City, says he has received an outpouring of emotional support from the Orioles' family, from players in the clubhouse to staff members at the warehouse. That includes Orioles manager Buck Showalter and his wife, Angela. "Buck and Angela are just solid, caring people," Barlow says. "He would see her every day; he really misses her. They are just making sure that I feel pretty involved. They are thinking about Monica all of the time. They have treated me like family." So on the night of Sept. 16, Barlow, the husband of longtime director of public relations Monica Pence Barlow, a...

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