Baltimore Orioles defeat Chicago White Sox, 5-3
Not only did Orioles pitcher Garrett Olson complete the fifth inning yesterday, making him eligible for his first major league victory, but he also was allowed to face a batter in the sixth.
Interim manager Dave Trembley put the rookie on a longer leash, one that still wouldn't leave him tangled.
The remaining issue is whether the Orioles will put Olson in the rotation later this month.
Making his second start since his contract was purchased from Triple-A Norfolk, O...
Markakis heats up
Nick Markakis continued his hot hitting, going 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI double. The right fielder had three hits in Saturday's game, including the game-winning single in the 10th inning. He went 2-for-3 Friday and hit his 10th homer of the year. For the series, Markakis went 8-for-17. He's batting .419 in his past 11 games.
Baez brings it
There were a few boos directed at Orioles reliever Danys Baez when he entered in the seventh, but he ret...