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Miguel Batista

O's come alive in 9th

O's come alive in 9th

When George Sherrill took the mound in the bottom of the ninth inning to preserve another improbable Orioles win, his first baseman was Luke Scott, who had played one inning at the position in his major league career. Ty Wigginton was at shortstop, a position that he's never started a game at in his career, and Brian Roberts was at second base after he wasn't supposed to be in the game at all due to a 10-day battle with an upper-respiratory infection. The Orioles pulled out all the stops Wednesday to win a game that they probably had no business winning. Trailing by three runs after failing in their first 11 tries to get a hit with a runner in scoring position, the Orioles took...