On Tuesday night, Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez shut down the highest scoring lineup in the major leagues for seven innings and fell one out short of his third straight eight-inning outing in a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels in front of an announced 35,353.
Sometimes shadows at certain ballparks play a factor depending on game time. The way a batted ball carries can be different whether it is day or night. And in Monday's 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels, the Orioles learned about a certain nuance of Angel Stadium of Anaheim the hard way.
The Orioles have optioned right-handed relief pitcher Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Norfolk in order to make roster space for right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who will start tonight against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
After winning the opener of their three-game series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the Orioles will turn to Orange County resident Miguel Gonzalez to lead them to victory against the Los Angeles Angels tonight.
In Monday night's series opener against the Los Angeles Angels, Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers for his fifth career multihomer game, providing the Orioles with all the offense they needed in a 4-2 victory at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
The Orioles earned a good win in Anaheim on Saturday afternoon. I¿ll admit that given the huge momentum swing that took place in the late innings at Angel Stadium, I thought it would surely end in an Orioles loss.
Backed by eight shutout innings from right-hander Chris Tillman in his first career start back home in Orange County, the Orioles beat the Angels 5-1 at Angel Stadium to take the first game of this four-game series.
Chris Tillman's homecoming was a memorable one as he turned in one of his most dominating starts of his big league career, allowing just three hits over eight scoreless innings to lead the Orioles to a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the opener of this four-game series.
As a veteran of eight minor league seasons, right-hander Zach Clark has endured plenty of excruciating bus rides during his career. He had never been on a cross-country flight, however, until he flew to Seattle on Tuesday.