Pitcher Matt Harvey continued his second-half renaissance and won his third straight game. Harvey threw 6 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing just six hits, as the Orioles survived an eighth-inning scare and defeated the Detroit Tigers, 4-3, at Comerica Park on Friday night.
Orioles executive vice president/general manager Mike Elias said that he came close to making additional deals beyond trading shortstop Freddy Galvis to the Philadelphia Phillies for minor league pitcher Taylor Burch.
The Orioles aren’t yet ready to activate left-handed pitcher Keegan Akin and outfielder Anthony Santander from the Covid-19 injured list. However, the pair traveled to Detroit where the Orioles begin a four-game series on Thursday night at Comerica Park.
Mancini has been one of Baltimore's best players since 2017. The veteran first baseman missed the entire 2020 season due to colon cancer but returned for the 2021 campaign after winning his battle with the illness.