We've already recapped what happened between Jose Bautista and Jason Garcia/Adam Jones in Tuesday night's Orioles-Blue Jays game in Toronto. After the game, Bautista absolutely went off on the O's.
It had been ten days since Jason Garcia came running out of the Orioles bullpen to make a relief appearance. That's not because the Orioles starting staff has been lights out either. In the first three games of the series, O's starters went 3.2, 5.1 and 5 innings. Yet somehow, Garcia was left on the bench.
Former (it's sad to type that word) Maryland Terrapins star Dez Wells will throw out the first pitch at Friday's Red Sox-Orioles game at Camden Yards.
Former Orioles All-Star third baseman Melvin Mora will be inducted in the team's Hall of Fame this summer. The O's announced that Mora, along with former left-fielders John Lowenstein and Gary Roenicke and long-time Orioles scout Fred Uhlman Sr will be honored during a ceremony on August 14.
After trading away Jim Johnson and his 101 saves between 2012 and 2013, the Baltimore Orioles agreed to sign veteran closer Grant Balfour to a two-year, $15 million deal -- pending a physical of course. The O's ending up not liking what they saw from Balfour's right shoulder and backed out of the deal.
David Ortiz was tossed from Sunday's game after arguing a checked swing call in the fifth inning. Ortiz bumped home plate umpire Paul Emmel and tossed his equipment on his way down the locker room.
"I need to call my mom apparently she's in Boston, from a few fan's comments. So I'm going to call my mom and see if she's in Boston. I didn't know. I would love to have dinner with her."
When David Ortiz checks his swing, David Ortiz knows he checks his swing. Third base umpire Jerry Meals questioned Ortiz and here's how the Red Sox DH reacted.