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Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez holds Rays scoreless for five innings
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez holds Rays scoreless for five innings

Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s decision to pitch right-hander Miguel Gonzalez in today’s series finale against Tampa Bay appears to have paid off. Gonzalez held the Rays scoreless for five innings this afternoon, yielding just three hits while recording six strikeouts and walking three batters. After the scoreless outing today, Gonzalez has allowed three earned runs over 11 innings in his past two starts. Gonzalez was scheduled to start Tuesday’s game against the Rays, but after it was rained out, Showalter pushed Gonzalez to today. That gave Gonzalez six days of rest, and he has done well in his career with extra rest. He has a 3.16 ERA over 13 career starts with...

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