BALTIMORE -- Nelson Cruz is one of the few Orioles who has World Series experience. Cruz appeared in consecutive Series with the Texas Rangers in 2010 and 2011.
Ron Washington had managed the Texas Rangers for a long time, since 2007.
In 2012, Buck Showalter didn’t win the American League Manager of the Year award even though the Orioles were a huge surprise. That year they won 93 games.
BALTIMORE – Monday was a tumultuous day around the Orioles. Manny Machado found out his five-game suspension wasn’t being reduced, and he started serving it that night.
Editor's Note: Texas pitcher Yu Darvish was scratched from his start on Thursday following an hour-long rain delay at Camden Yards.