Darn you, Cesar Tovar; taking 3 of 4 from the Twins

Caleb_Joseph_on_June_30,_2014Yes, I’m stealing this story from my book, “Tales from Orioles Nation.” And no shame of taking 3 out of 4 from the Twins. That’s a good thing.

Now on to more one-hitters. And for this story, we need to look at the career of long-time Minnesota Twins infielder Cesar Tovar. He was a lifetime .278 hitter in a 12-year career. I didn’t even know that he passed away back in 1994 at the age of 54. Read more about Darn you, Cesar Tovar; taking 3 of 4 from the Twins

Baltimore's Bats Come Alive in 9-3 Victory Over Toronto

wpid-724px-bud_norris.jpgThe Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-3 Tuesday night to extend their division lead over their Canadian foes to five games. Bud Norris picked up the victory for the O’s, as the Oriole starter threw 5 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits, 2 ER, 2 walks, and striking out 6 batters. While the Orioles offense has been a bit anemic as of late, the bats came out in full force Tuesday night. Every Baltimore starter in the lineup picked up at least one hit in the game.
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