Buck Showalter


BALTIMORE –- Of course it’s absurdly early. The Orioles have played just nine games, but all of them have been against the American League East.


BALTIMORE –- Chris Davis has been receiving lots of unsolicited advice. In his first seven games, Davis has struck out 12 times, and in eight of his last 10 at-bats.


BALTIMORE –- For the seventh time in nine games, Alejandro De Aza is the Orioles’ leadoff batter. De Aza is batting .300, but has a .323 on-base percentage, and he’s struck out 11 times.


Miguel Gonzalez has a career-night on the way to a win for the Orioles.


BALTIMORE –- Andrew Miller walked into Monday’s game with the potential go-ahead run on base. The last time he pitched here was on Oct.