BALTIMORE – In his first 74 games at shortstop this season, J.J. Hardy has made just one error. Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn’t have to be prodded to praise his shortstop.
BALTIMORE – Kevin Gausman looks as if he has come of age. Up and down, from Baltimore to Norfolk, out with shoulder tendinitis. That’s all over.
BALTIMORE – Gerardo Parra arrived around game time on Friday night after his trade from the Milwaukee Brewers. It was his first visit to Oriole Park, and he watched the game from the bench.
BALTIMORE – On a tumultuous day for the Orioles, they came away with a comeback win.