Former Oriole Nick Markakis had a couple hits in his first game against his old team, and the Atlanta Braves rallied in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Orioles, 6-5, in a Grapefruit League game at Champions Stadium.
The Baltimore Orioles go for the series sweep against the Dodgers this afternoon. They've already won the series, their first ever against the Dodgers -- well, if you're not counting the 1996 World Series of course.
If you're into flashy, Chen can't do much for you. Even on a day in which his 12 strikeouts Sunday broke Chien-Ming Wang¿s major league record for most strikeouts in a single game by a Taiwanese pitcher, it was business as usual.