Baltimore Orioles defeat Los Angeles Angels, 4-3

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- When Orioles manager Dave Trembley summoned reliever Lance Cormier into his office in March to inform him that he would be sent to Triple-A Norfolk, the veteran right-hander acknowledged that he didn't deserve to make the team.

After all, he allowed 14 earned runs in 7 1/3 innings this spring.

So Trembley told him to go to Norfolk and get outs and that he eventually would get his opportunity. That happened yesterday when the Orioles selected Cormier's...