Baltimore Orioles defeat Chicago Cubs, 7-5
A recap of the Orioles' 7-5 win over the Cubs last night: WISH YOU WERE HERE As trade rumors swirled this offseason, Brian Roberts figured it was inevitable that he would start the season as a Chicago Cub.
But there he was last night, still in an Orioles uniform and putting a hurting on the team that coveted him. Roberts went 3-for-5 with an RBI triple and two runs scored. The triple in the sixth inning was the 1,000th hit of his career. Roberts said before the game ...
CHICAGO -- Brian Roberts' long-awaited appearance at Wrigley Field generated far less buzz than the relentless offseason trade rumors that had the Orioles' second baseman all but fitted for a Chicago Cubs' uniform.
But by the time the middle innings arrived last night, the Cubs' faithful were well aware of the effect Roberts can have on a game. They would have to wait a couple of innings to learn about the Orioles' steely nerved closer.
Roberts had three hits, includ...