Baltimore Orioles defeat Kansas City Royals, 7-5

Radhames Liz delivered exactly what the Orioles needed last night, logging six solid innings and handing a three-run lead to the bullpen.

But what the Orioles got from Adam Loewen could have far deeper ramifications as they attempt to find a bridge to the back end of their bullpen and build up the confidence of one of their most promising young pitchers. In his first appearance since late April and first relief outing in nearly two years, Loewen pitched two scoreless in...

A recap of the Orioles' 7-5 victory over the Royals last night:

GOT HIM

The Orioles and starter Radhames Liz fell behind 1-0 three batters into the game, and it took only one big swing. Alex Gordon hit his 11th home run, and it traveled 425 feet over the flag court in right field. Gordon became the fourth player this season to put a ball onto Eutaw Street and the third opposing player, joining Jason Giambi (twice) and Lance Berkman. Nick Markakis is the only Orioles ...