Baltimore Orioles defeat Texas Rangers, 5-4

Orioles third baseman Melvin Mora has come to the mound on numerous occasions during Chris Tillman's first eight starts.

Matt Wieters, or whoever was catching Tillman that day, has also been a frequent visitor. But with the rookie right-hander in a tough spot Saturday against the Texas Rangers, Tillman turned and saw second baseman Brian Roberts approaching the mound.

"He said, 'Hey, I think they have your signs. You may want to switch them up,' "Tillman recalled. "He t...

Third baseman Melvin Mora has four more weeks left before his ninth and likely final full season with the Orioles is over. Brian Matusz's Orioles career is just starting, but he's part of a young nucleus that the organization hopes will bring better days.

With the Orioles one loss away from clinching their 12th straight losing season, the two players at vastly different stages of their careers helped push aside the inevitable for one more day. Matusz, making his sixth c...