It could have been one of the coolest scenes in Baltimore baseball history.
Players and fans cheering together at
It was still pretty cool, but it didn’t work out as neatly as hoped. The Angels came back on the Rangers and closer
But for a few minutes Sunday afternoon, the Orioles players stood in the middle of the diamond and watched the big video screen that was displaying Angels-Rangers.
“It was kind of strange. I don’t think anybody really knew what to do. It kind of got awkward to be honest with you,” said left fielder
Once the Angels took the lead, the Orioles went back into the clubhouse to watch the game privately. The fans streamed out of Camden Yards.
It was a bit of a bummer, for those fans at the park. But, really, ending this way wasn't unexpected. This season hasn't exactly been a smooth one for the Orioles.
“It definitely was a little awkward, everything was kind of working that way (toward a clinching moment), but we’ve had to fight for everything this year,” Johnson said. “With the way that game finishes up, this (season) is going to come down to the wire. Look at how last year finished, March Madness in September. This game is crazy, you never know what’s going to happen and that’s the way this team has been fighting all year.”
Orioles center fielder