Found May 15, 2013 on Oriole Post:
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Well, the Baltimore Orioles lost last night to the San Diego Padres, 3-2, in a thrilling game that didn’t end very well. They rallied in the eighth inning, breaking a 1-1 tie, thanks to a stolen base and heads-up base running by Alexi Casilla, followed by an RBI single from Steve Pearce. Baltimore was stifled for much of the night by San Diego starter Andrew Cashner; however, it looked like that they were perhaps headed for another win as Jim Johnson took the mound in the ninth inning. I did not realize this, but Jim Johnson had 35 consecutive saves heading into Tuesday night. Johnson’s feat is a team record and we all know that he had been a rock at the end of the game for the past several seasons. Although his performance in game three of year’s ALDS was a night to forget, he has been reliable – until last night. Everyone knows that the closing profession in baseball is volatile one and his number came up. It happens to everyone. He would take the loss last...
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