It only took 10 innings on Sunday for the O's to topple the Phillies 5-4. Once again, Adam Jones was mobbed at the plate, but this time it was Matt Wieters with the clutch hit that drove him home.
The Birds won their second straight series and are now 4-2 in Interleague play this season. They have now won nine straight extra-inning games, a franchise record. After starting the season 0-2 in extras, the O's took seven straight on the road and ave now won back-to-back contests at Camden Yards.
Jason Hammel struggled with his command early, walking five batters in the first three innings. Hammel settled down and was able to last six innings, allowing four runs on six hits and those five walks, fanning four in a 115-pitch outing. The 'pen shut down Philadelphia over the final four frames.
Down 4-1 in the fourth, Steve Tolleson tied it all up with a massive three-run bomb off Cliff Lee. It was Tolleson's second homer of the season and third of his career. Tolleson has certainly made an impression while he was up with the club but is expected to be sent down to Norfolk to make room for B-Rob...
The O's are off today before hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates for a three-game set starting Tuesday night. Wei-Yin Chen takes the mound, and yes, Brian Roberts is expected to be in the lineup.