The visiting clubhouse at
When you’re losing, it can be a place of misery and seem more suffocating. But when you’re winning, as the
Well, let’s see. Right-handed reliever
The same night, reliever Darren O’ Day poked into a postgame interview scrum with
"Mark, who is your favorite sidearm reliever?" O'Day chirped.
"Darren O'Day," Reynolds deadpanned. "He's the reason why I'm in the big leagues."
The Orioles (18-9) can earn their first three-game sweep of the
Baltimore's clubhouse is a loose one these days. Yes, it helps that they're winning, but there's a different dynamic at play here. There are newcomer veterans like Ayala who have played on winning teams and have kept the mood light. The other relievers seem to follow Ayala's tone, and they've backed it up with 21 straight scoreless innings.
Then there’s some younger players, like
"We're just trying to win every game," Davis said. "There's a lot of things, outside expectations that people put on ballclubs, try to read things into and be something that they're not. We just feel like we have a good group of guys here. We like being around each other. We like going out there and playing every day, and we have a lot of guys that can do a lot of different things and can give us the opportunity to win every day, and we've shown that lately.