Baltimore Orioles defeat Seattle Mariners, 5-3

SEATTLE -- It was a call by home plate umpire and crew chief Tom Hallion in the top of the first inning in the Orioles' eventual 12-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night that finally pushed manager Dave Trembley over the edge.

It inspired a post-ejection, hat-throwing tirade and a scathing post-game interview with reporters.

While most of his ire was directed at Hallion, an emotional Trembley used the opportunity to respond to recent criticism that the Or...

SEATTLE -- -After getting picked off at first base with men on first and third and one out in the Orioles' five-run ninth inning on Wednesday, first baseman Aubrey Huff would have liked nothing better than to jog of the field and disappear into the dugout, not drawing any more attention to himself than he already had.

Instead, Huff, who slipped and fell while in the rundown, was forced to limp off the field, flanked by Orioles head athletic trainer Richie Bancells. He w...

NOT HIM

Mariners lefty Garrett Olson, deemed expendable by the Orioles, who traded him this offseason for Felix Pie, entered the game in the seventh inning with the bases loaded, no outs and his team leading by two runs. He fanned Nick Markakis and got Ty Wigginton to hit into a double play.

THAT ONE HURT

Orioles' rookie right-hander David Hernandez had another strong start, allowing just a two-run homer by Jose Lopez over six innings. Lopez shouldn't have even co...

When George Sherrill took the mound in the bottom of the ninth inning to preserve another improbable Orioles win, his first baseman was Luke Scott, who had played one inning at the position in his major league career.

Ty Wigginton was at shortstop, a position that he's never started a game at in his career, and Brian Roberts was at second base after he wasn't supposed to be in the game at all due to a 10-day battle with an upper-respiratory infection.

The Orioles pul...