Orioles Minor Leaguer of the Week: Zach Davies

Bowie Baysox pitcher Zach Davies had an outstanding week for the double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Davies, a 21-year-old out of Gilbert, Arizona, threw 13 innings during the week, while allowing only 3 hits, 0 ER, 4 walks, and striking out 7 batters. The right-handed starter also picked up two wins in the two starts that he made in the week.
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Big comeback in 1964; and the almost sweep in New York

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Ah, the 1964 baseball season. The last great hurrah from the Yankees. Just maybe Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris were on their last legs. New York won the most games in the American League (99) and had a winning record over every AL team except the Orioles. That was year that the great Brooks Robinson was the AL MVP.

After taking the first two games of the regular season, the O’s invited the Yankees to Baltimore for a game on June 23. Rollie Sheldon went for New York and young Wally Bunker for Baltimore. By the fourth inning, we were chasing four runs. Bunker was gone. The great Boog Powell put Baltimore on the board with a solo shot in the home half of the fourth.
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