Ultimately, the Los Angeles Angels won, 3-1, in a tremendous pitchers' duel between two guys who like to throw strikes — and lots of them. Angels right-hander Jered Weaver and Orioles lefty Wei-Yin Chen kept the offense to a minimum in a game that lasted just 2 hours, 23 minutes.
A day after Orioles manager Buck Showalter finished second in the Sporting News' American League Manager of the Year voting, none of the team's players were selected for the publication's AL All-Star team.
When Orioles closer Zach Britton took a comebacker off the inside of his right elbow in the ninth inning of Monday¿s 4-2 win over the Angels, Britton made sure he got the out first before giving in to the pain.
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.
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.
Shortstop J.J. Hardy was rewarded on Tuesday, winning the first Gold Glove of his eight-year big league career, joined by second-time winners Adam Jones and Matt Wieters to make the Orioles' first trifecta of Gold Glove winners since 1998.
Shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam Jones and catcher Matt Wieters were named American League Gold Glove winners at their positions on Tuesday night. It's the first time since 1998 that three Orioles have earned baseball's annual benchmark of fielding excellence in the same season.
Catcher Matt Wieters is up for his second consecutive American League Gold Glove Award, center fielder Adam Jones will be going for the second (2009) of his career and shortstop J.J. Hardy is seeking his first.