If the youngest Orioles didn't fully appreciate Baltimore fans before they arrived this weekend at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, they certainly should now. This Phillies team is coming off a world championship, and there have been several junctures in the series opener where the fans have booed the home club.
They got all over starting pitcher Antonio Bastardo for popping up a bunt in the second inning and voiced their displeasure with leadoff man Jimmy Rollins after he made an out.
That might be understandable if the Phillies were underachieving right now, but they entered tonight's game in first place in the National League East by three games.
Maybe it's just me, but it seems to be a little early to be spoiled just eight months after your first title in 28 years.