After Brian Roberts suffered a right hamstring injury at Tampa Bay on Apr. 4, he was hoping to come back within a few weeks.
Buck Showalter convinced R.A. Dickey to try a knuckleball. That move jumpstarted Dickey’s career. Now, the Orioles are going to try it again with a less renowned pitcher.
The Orioles have a happy surprise in their starting lineup today. Two days after sustaining a frightening injury to his right knee, Chris Davis is back in his accustomed spot at first base.
A year ago this weekend, the Orioles were in Boston for a memorable three-game series. The first two games weren’t that memorable.