Baltimore Orioles defeat Chicago White Sox, 9-6

OLSON PERSEVERES The much-anticipated major league debut of Garrett Olson wasn't exactly a thing of beauty, but the 23-year-old did display some grit and guts.

Olson allowed 10 base runners, five on hits, five on walks. Olson struck out four, including designated hitter Jim Thome twice. The nerves were evident from the beginning, as Olson walked the first hitter he faced and then threw away a pickoff attempt. However, Olson made several nice pitches to get out of jams a...

CHICAGO -- It was a moment where sentiment could have easily prevailed over judgment. Garrett Olson had overcome nerves and 10 base runners just to get to this point, where he was two outs away from being eligible for a victory in his major league debut.

But Orioles interim manager Dave Trembley walked to the mound, took the ball from the 23-year-old pitcher and offered a reassuring word. Trembley, who managed 2,782 games in the minor leagues before getting his shot in ...