The Orioles are doing what their fans yearned for in those 14 long years of irrelevancy — playing meaningful games late in the season.
Twins first baseman Justin Morneau had a big game on Tuesday, going 4-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs, and suddenly there is buzz again about the possibility Minnesota will trade him.
How quickly it turns around. The Orioles’ bats had termites during their four-game losing streak, but they’ve been using treated lumber in their wins in the last two games.
Weren’t we just reading about how it was all over for the Yankees?