Get unlimited digital access to baltimoresun.com. $0.99 for 4 weeks.

Topics

School closings
Jake Arrieta
Behind Wei-Yin Chen and decisive 7th inning, Orioles edge Astros, 4-3, for 4th straight victory
Behind Wei-Yin Chen and decisive 7th inning, Orioles edge Astros, 4-3, for 4th straight victory

It didn't happen immediately, but Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen slowly is emerging as the pitcher who excelled for the club in its surprising 2012 playoff run. That could be a huge development for a team that sits alone, at least for now, atop the American League East standings. Chen tied a season high with seven strong innings Friday night as the Orioles beat the Houston Astros, 4-3, before an excitable, announced crowd of 28,875 at Camden Yards. “Yeah, it's always there. It's not like it's something he never shows,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said of Chen's form during his recent run of solid starts. “Wei-Yin had a good look.”...

Loading