What some other media outlets are saying about the
• David Schoenfield of ESPN.com
in his "10 games left, 10 things to watch" column:
• Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan writes that in "this most backward of seasons,"
The good: THE ORIOLES HAVE WON 16 STRAIGHT EXTRA-INNING GAMES AND ARE 27-9 IN ONE-RUN GAMES. Sorry. There's this thing when absolutely indescribable events take place and MY COMPUTER STARTS TYPING IN ALL CAPS AND WON'T STOP BECAUSE THIS TEAM DOESN'T MAKE ANY SENSE.
• Mike Lupica of the New York Daily News lauds the Orioles'
for working his magic again
He does in Baltimore what he did with the Yankees a long time ago, which means change a culture as he turns a losing team into a winning team. They were 40 games under .500, the Orioles were, when Showalter became the manager, but somehow played winning baseball the rest of the way.