When Boston Red Sox infielder Steve Pearce is standing on Camden Yards dirt, with the warehouse behind his back and tiers of hunter-green seats spreading out before him, strong memories of a former life crop up.
“Oh yeah, there’s a lot of familiarity,” he said. “I came over [to the Orioles] in 2012, and my last year was 2016. So, the drive in here, everything, it’s so familiar, it brings me back.”
Pearce drove out with the rest of the Red Sox on Sunday with a 4-1 victory and series sweep under his belt. Orioles manager Buck Showalter, with affection for his old player, was glad to see him go.
“Steve is a winning player. He’s a player that...