Adam Jones is back, Chris Tillman should be soon, and Darren O Day and Joey Rickard should be eventually.
About Last Night
Mark Trumbo hit his major league leading 41st homer to cap a six run second inning, and the Orioles peppered the New York Yankees with four long balls in an 8 0 victory Friday night.
The Orioles now have six players with at least 20 homers. That makes them the 19th team in MLB history with six or more 20 plus homer guys.
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The Orioles have five new additions to the team. Three of them, Michael Bourn, Drew Stubbs and Caleb Joseph were expected. Bourn was acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks and Stubbs claimed on release waivers from Texas. Joseph was recalled from Norfolk as were pitchers Jayson Aquino and Tyler Wilson
Orioles right hander Chris Tillman is on track to return from the disabled list, where he has spent the past two weeks with right shoulder bursitis, on Sept. 11, manager Buck Showalter said Friday.
Joey Rickard thumb was cleared for baseball activities Friday, Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun reports.
Darren O Day shoulder will throw off a half mound Sunday, Eduardo Encina of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Birthdays and History
Happy Birthday to former Oriole and milk carton model Troy Patton, Rene Gonzalez, and Sandy Consuegra. They share today with famous people including 1856 Louis Sullivan, American architect and father of skyscrapers; 1905 Carl David Anderson, physicist 1936 Nobel Prize for physics ; 1929 Whitey Bulger [James Joseph Bulger Jr.], American gangster; 1950 Doug Pinnick, American bassist and singer King s X ; 1955 Steve Jones, rock guitarist Sex Pistols ; 1965 Charlie Sheen, [Carlos EstÚvez], actor; 1980 Jennie Finch, American softball player and inspiration of Darren O Day s rising fastball; 1986 Shaun White, snowboarder.
1901 Baltimore P Joe McGinnity hurls two complete games against Milwaukee http://www.diamondbacksfanaticsjerse...rsey-c-17.html
, winning, 10 0, and losing, 6 1. The Brewers manage 15 hits on the afternoon off McGinnity, who will set a 20th century record for most hits allowed during a season 401 .
1960 The Orioles hand the Yankees a second straight shutout, winning, 2 0 http://www.diamondbacksfanaticsjerse...rsey-c-16.html
, and replacing the Yanks in 1st place by a game. During the game in Baltimore, plate umpire Larry Napp is struck by foul balls three times. Chuck Berry finishes the game behind the plate, as Napp is carried off the field.
1979 The Orioles win a pair from Toronto, 2 1 in 11 innings, and 5 1. Eddie Murray provides the game winning hit in the bottom of the 11th. Tippy Martinez is the winner. Mike Flanagan is the winner in the nitecap, the major league s first 20 game winner this year.
1999 In Baltimore s 11 6 win over Tampa Bay, Cal Ripken, Jr. clubs his 400th career homer, off Rolando Arrojo. He s the 20th player to hit 400 homers.
2012 The AL East race gets even tighter, as the Rays beat the Yankees http://www.diamondbacksfanaticsjerse...ersey-c-6.html
, 4 3. James Shields gets the win as light hitting Chris Gimenez drives in a pair of runs. The game marks the return of Alex Rodriguez, who starts at DH for the Yankees after missing 6 weeks with a hand injury. Meanwhile, the Orioles shut out the Blue Jays, 4 0, as Joe Saunders retires the first 17 batters in order and cruises to the win. At the end of the day http://www.diamondbacksfanaticsjerse...rsey-c-18.html
, the Yankees lead is cut to one game over Baltimore, and 2 1/2 over Tampa Bay.
301 San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world s oldest republic still in existence, founded by Saint Marinus
1777 Flag of the United States flown in battle for the 1st time at Cooch s Bridge, Delaware, a skirmish during American Revolutionary War
1783 Treaty of Paris signed in Paris ends the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and United States of America
1900 With a proclamation by General Lord Roberts, Britain annexes the Boer Republic of South Africa
1939 WWII Britain declares war on Germany after invasion of Poland. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, New Zealand, South Africa Canada
1950 1st Formula One WDC Giuseppe Nino Farina wins by three points
1988 Estimated by this date 50,000 Kurdish civilians and soldiers killed by Iraq, many using chemical weapons, in aftermath of Iran Iraq War
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