But they have been very competitive over the course of this season against Sabathia, so a trip to Detroit for the
The key, of course, is the one thing the Orioles really have not done during the Division Series or – for that matter – a good part of the season. They have not been able to get that big hit with runners on base early in the game to build a cushion for their starting pitcher.
That was the case on Thursday night, when they got two runners to open two of the first three innings, but did little to even advance the runners. They played well into the night before
Maybe that will unleash the untapped offensive production that has to be simmering below the surface of the Orioles batting order. Maybe that will pull