As the losses piled up for the Orioles, Manny Machado was still one of the top offensive players in the game. And now that the club has finally started picking up some momentum, Machado is in the middle of it.
Machado had a two-homer, six-RBI game in the Orioles’ 9-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night that included his first grand slam of the season in the seventh inning.
The Orioles (11-27) have won three straight games for the first time this season. And Machado’s 12 homers are now tied for second in the majors. He has homered in consecutive games for the second time this season, and Machado has four multihomer games just 38 games into the season.
“The team is...