Last night, the Orioles won their third straight game in a row as they defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in interleague action, by a score of 8-6.
Wei-Yin Chen (6-2) won another game – he went 6 1/3 innings, gave up four runs, Adam Jones had four hits, along with his 18th homer of the year; in addition, Mark Reynolds and Chris Davis went deep. Jim Johnson got his 19th save of the season.
The surprising Pirates at 32-29, have been playing well; however, they were little match for the Orioles.
Then again, the biggest news on the night was not the Orioles (35-26) win, nor they still being a game out of first in the division.
I would ordinarily write rambling entry about the game itself. The biggest revelation from last night was the return of second baseman Brian Roberts.
And what an impact he made.
No matter what you feel about him, or his attempt to comeback, this much was certain: the man missed the game, his teammates and the ability to make a livelihood. He is one of the faces...