Baltimore Orioles defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 13-7

Orioles manager Dave Trembley was aware of what had happened the last two times he was given a vote of confidence by president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail: the worst loss in Orioles history in 2007 and one of the most embarrassing innings in recent memory in 2008.

So, when MacPhail told Trembley on Friday afternoon that his option for 2010 was being picked up, the elephant in the room rumbled onto the field at Camden Yards.

"When I was up in Andy's office, t...