"Delmon's been swinging the bat well. He's done decent against Buehrle," Showalter said. "I thought Nelson had some good at-bats yesterday. I think he's very close. Chris [has been good] defensively and has had some success against Buehrle. It just presents our best challenge for a very good pitcher that once again is on schedule to throw 200 innings."
The Orioles have a 18-8 road record since May 31, and their .692 winning percentage away from Camden Yards over that span is the best in the major leagues.
There's a lot of buzz about this week's series here in Toronto as local media have touted it as the first time the Blue Jays are playing a meaningful home series in August in a decade.
A local newspaper's backpage headline called it the biggest series ever, and there's expected to be a crowd tonight of more than 30,000.
"I remember in 1992, '93, '94 here when it was hard to get a ticket," Showalter said. "I think it's good for baseball, it's good for Toronto. It's a baseball town."