Written by Michael Williams
Tonight's game kicked off a thre-game set with the Blue Jays and featured Bud Norris and Mark Buerhleon the mound. Norris gave the O's a decent outing while Buerhle lasted just 4 innings, serving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs. Caleb Joseph and Jonathan Schoop hit back-to-back home runs in the 3rd. Chris Davis launched a solo blast in the 5th. The O's added three more runs in the 8th to run away with this one 9-to-3.
Bud Norris pitched well in a troublesome location.
Final Line: 5.1 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, Win
Brian Matusz allowed a run in two thirds of an inning.
Tommy Hunter pitched a scorless inning, allowing an inherited runner to score.
Andrew Miller struck out two, walked two and pitched a scoreless inning.
TJ McFarland allowed two hits but pitched a scoreless ninth inning.
The bats broke out of their recent slump, collecting 14 hits and nine runs. Everbody hit tnight, and a lot of them walked as well. Jon Schoop, Caleb Joseph and Chris Davis homered.
Defensive Highlights/ Lowlights
David Lough played a fabulous left field when inserted there.
Key Moments In The Game
The Bats have come alive since they had a weekend seesion with hitting coach Emeritus, Terry Crowley.
Other Notes/ Musings
Orioles stay in Toronto to play a second game with the 2nd place Blue Jays. O's are up on them by 5 games at the moment and will hopefully keep it that way when they return to Baltimore on Friday.
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