To suggest that there has been a reversal of fortune — that after an 11-3 bludgeoning of the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Camden Yards the Orioles and Bronx Bombers have swapped places — would be premature.
The Yankees, after all, won the American League East last year, kicked the Orioles out of the playoffs and, despite their injuries and recent struggles, are currently in third place in the division.
Yet the gap seems to have shrunk considerably between baseball's ultimate “Haves” and the league's perennial ‘Not quite yets.”
“I think it's just a testament to how good of a baseball team we are now,” said Orioles starter Zach Britton. “A lot of young players...