Baltimore Orioles defeat Atlanta Braves, 11-2
Stealing home The Orioles' base running has been widely criticized this season, but a mistake Sunday turned into the club's fifth run and first steal of home since Corey Patterson did it in 2007.
With one out and runners on the corners in the bottom of the second, Atlanta starter Derek Lowe caught Brian Roberts leaning off first. With Roberts stuck in a rundown, Robert Andino raced home from third. Braves shortstop Yunel Escobar's throw to the plate was late, Andino sco...
Always the optimist, Orioles manager Dave Trembley said he arrived at Camden Yards on Sunday morning, hours before the Orioles routed the Atlanta Braves 11-2, before an announced 26,770, with the unequivocal feeling that his tortured offense had turned it around.
The only evidence in Trembley's favor was the slumbering Orioles' six-run seventh in Saturday night's win over the Braves.
Still, he had a good feeling - better than usual, he stressed.