Manny Machado is pretty good at defense, you guys. The Orioles third baseman put on an absolute clinic against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
View image | gettyimages.com Those tats. That hair. And this slider. Chaz Roe has been a pleasant surprise in the Orioles bullpen this season. The righty pitched another clean frame on Tuesday night against the Red Sox and now has a 0.93 ERA over 19.1 innings pitched. H/T: Orioles subreddit
If you send fan mail to Orioles outfielder Adam Jones, he's going to sign it -- I can promise you that. Apparently, Jones' mom makes sure of it.
A large part of last night's offense was Chris Parmelee, who made his debut with the O's in right field (and later first base) and didn't disappoint. Parmelee went 4-for-6 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored. After the game, he received (what I believe to be) the first triple postgame pie in O's history.
In the top of the fourth, Phillies third baseman hit a hard grounder to first, Chris Davis made the scoop, fired to J.J. Hardy at second while Wei-Yin Chen rushed over to the bag to receive Hardy's throw and complete the 3-6-1 double play.
Royals fans have spoken. Omar Infante has officially moved ahead of Jose Altuve at second base and Kansas City leads the American League All-Star voting at eight of nine positions.
Over on FOX Sports' Just A Bit Outside, Jeff Sullivan highlighted three DH-types that the Baltimore Orioles could target at the trade deadline. With Jimmy Paredes falling back down to earth, Sullivan thinks the O's could use a guy like Ben Zobrist, Wilin Rosario or Marlon Byrd.
Orioles centerfielder Adam Jones fell to fifth among outfielders in AL All-Star voting, but on Wednesday night in Baltimore, AJ showed exactly why he should be starting