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Orioles power past Tampa Bay to complete sweep before road trip

Orioles power past Tampa Bay to complete sweep before road trip

The Orioles caught the right opponent at just the right time.

They’re approaching a grueling nine-game West Coast road trip, so the opportunity to pile up some victories against the slumping Tampa Bay Rays was just too good to pass up.

The Rays arrived at Camden Yards on Friday night in the throes of a seven-game losing streak and will head home to face the Boston Red Sox with it still alive at 11 after the Orioles completed a four-game sweep with a 12-5 victory on Sunday before a Trumbo T-Shirt Day crowd of 38,611.

It looked like it was going to be over almost before it began when Chris Davis engineered a quick four-run lead with his seventh career grand slam...

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