HOUSTON ¿ The Orioles made a roster move before Wednesday¿s game to replenish their bullpen, recalling left-hander T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk and optioning right-hander Oliver Drake back to Norfolk.
Ubaldo Jimenez walked off the mound with a one-run lead, but saw usually dependable reliever Brad Brach blow the lead and the Astros rally for a gut-punch four-run seventh inning, handing the Orioles a 5-2 loss.
Jimmy Paredes had never stolen home before, so when he received the sign to break for the plate on a delayed double-steal attempt in the fourth inning of the Orioles' 5-4 win over Houston, he was a little surprised.
This Orioles team is immersed in a month-long struggle to score runs. And a day after beating the Astros in Monday's series opener thanks to a pair of two-run homers, the Orioles bats continued to struggle in a 4-1 loss to Houston in front of an announced 21,541 at Camden Yards.
The Orioles took advantage of Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel¿s control problems, scoring two runs on a pair of bases-loaded walks in the fifth inning on their way to a 4-1 win over the Astros in front of an announced 29,609 at Minute Maid Park.
HOUSTON -- You don¿t usually expect your cleanup hitter to drop a bunt in the ninth inning of a one-run game, but that¿s just what Adam Jones did with the Orioles down to their second-to-last out in their 2-1 loss to the Astros on Friday night at Minute Maid Park.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter wasn't searching for excuses after the Orioles' 3-1 loss to the Houston Astros on Thursday night. He made it clear that the replay challenge he lost on a close play at the plate wasn't the reason his team lost.
After Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez grinded out a quality start, reliever Preston Guilmet allowed a tie-breaking, two-run homer in the seventh inning, sending the Orioles to a 3-1 loss in front of 22,884 at Minute Maid Park.
Chris Tillman allowed two walks and a three-run homer to the first three batters he faced in the Orioles' 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros before an announced Mother's Day sellout of 45,944 on Sunday at Camden Yards.
With questions swirling around Baltimore regarding where the Chris Davis of the first-half had gone following the All-Star break, the Orioles slugger made a definitive return Tuesday night with another towering smash into the outfield seats at Camden Yards.