Brian Matusz


BALTIMORE – Buck Showalter says picking Brian Matusz over T.J. McFarland was not easy. The Kansas City Royals are not as left-handed as many people think, manager Buck Showalter said.


BALTIMORE – The Orioles made just one change on their roster for the American League Championship Series against the Kansas City Royals.


DETROIT –- The Orioles had some difficult decisions to make when the postseason roster was set. One of them was not including Brian Matusz and T.J. McFarland.


BALTIMORE – Buck Showalter said last week the Orioles were leaning toward using 11 pitchers in the American League Division Series with the Detroit Tigers that begins at 5:37 p.m.


GAME SUMMARY: Mike Aviles led off the bottom of the 11th with a home run as the Cleveland Indians beat the Baltimore Oriole 2-1 on Friday night.