But after their 14-inning win over the
The Orioles face a long cross-country flight with no travel day before opening up with the three-game weekend series in
"So it's not really an off day," Showalter said.
Add the fact that the Orioles are playing an Oakland team that's won six of its past seven and spent much of the week outplaying the surging Angels, and this trip will be no easy task.
"Good flight now," Orioles closer
But this Orioles team – which owns a 39-30 road record – thrives on adversity. I'd say this is the most critical stretch in their season. I'd say this is when we truly find out what these Orioles are all about.
But I've been saying that all year. And they pass the next test at every turn.