It certainly would be a treat for Orioles fans if they could dispatch the Blue Jays and send Jose "Bat Flip" Bautista and his friends packing before heading back out on the road to face the world champion Kansas City Royals this weekend.
The Orioles¿ game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader beginning at 4:05 p.m. at Camden Yards.
The Orioles are six games into the season. They are 3-3; only 156 more to go. Evaluating their season at this point is like evaluating the Ravens a few minutes after halftime of their first game in September.
Backed by a two-homer game from Steve Pearce, there was no hangover Wednesday night as the Orioles swept the second-place Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-1 win in front of an announced 37,537 at Camden Yards.
Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman has been suspended six games and handed an undisclosed fine by Major League Baseball for throwing at Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph¿s head in the sixth inning of Monday¿s game.
Toronto Blue Jays rookie right-hander Marcus Stroman, who threw a head-high, 92-mph fastball behind Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph in the sixth inning Monday, said Tuesday that he meant no harm to Joseph and doesn't want to be known as a head hunter.
The Orioles took one humongous step toward winning the American League East with their 5-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, giving the club an opportunity to clinch the division title with a win Tuesday.