April 17, 2015
Nelson Cruz, he of that lone, wonderful season in Baltimore last year, is now a Seattle Mariner. Different team, same result: Cruz is mashing the ball. On Friday he'll look to extend his home run streak to six games. He would become only the 18th player in major league history to homer in six or more consecutive games.
April 15, 2015
April 14, 2015
Mike Mussina picked up his third win in the team's eighth game of the season on this day in Orioles history, April 14, 1994. Mussina went 7.2 innings, allowed four hits and one run, struck out seven, and walked two in a 3-1 O's road victory versus the Detroit Tigers.
April 13, 2015
Cal Ripken Jr. slugged two home runs off Texas Rangers reliever Brad Arnsberg to lead the Orioles to an 11-4 victory at Arlington Stadium on this day in Orioles history, April 13, 1991. The Iron Man also tripled, scored three runs, and tallied seven RBI as part of a 4-for-5 day at the dish.
April 10, 2015
The Orioles' early season seven-game win streak ended on this day in Orioles history, April 10, 1998.
April 8, 2015
Thirty years ago, the Orioles opened their 1985 campaign with a 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers at Memorial Stadium. The game, played in a swift two hours and 35 minutes, featured an eighth-inning two-run homer by Steady Eddie Murray after the Rangers had tied it in the top of the frame with an RBI single off Don Aase by Pete O'Brien. Murray's homer followed a lead-off walk by Cal Ripken Jr., who gave his OBP numbers a season-opening boost with three walks in four plate appearances.
April 5, 2015