Norris hopes to spark four-game sweep over White Sox

Norris hopes to spark four-game sweep over White Sox
September 8, 2013, 8:00 am
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TODAY’S GAME:

Baltimore Orioles (76-65) vs. Chicago White Sox (56-85), Oriole Park, 1:35 p.m.

STARTING PITCHERS:

Bud Norris (10-10, 4.01) vs. Hector Rienzo (1-1, 5.03)

KEYS TO THE GAME:

The Orioles were one out away from losing Saturday, but won on Matt Wieters’ two-run single. They’re hoping for more good fortune.

Since Norris has come to the Orioles, they’re 6-1 in his starts, and 4-0 at home

NEWS AND NOTES:

The Orioles and Cleveland are each one game behind Tampa Bay for the wild-card lead.

The Orioles have won three straight for the first time since Aug. 6-9, and haven’t won four straight since the first four of the All-Star break.

They haven’t been 12 games over .500 since Aug. 12.

Chris Davis’ 48 home runs are the third most in club history and his 124 RBIs are tied for fourth most.