BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles surprised their own general manager with their progress in 2022.
Now they enter the offseason feeling like future contenders.
“I feel like this team is officially in the fight in the American League East," GM Mike Elias said Wednesday.
Houston Astros (99-51, first in the AL West) vs. Baltimore Orioles (77-71, fourth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Thursday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Justin Verlander (17-3, 1.78 ERA, .83 WHIP, 163 strikeouts); Orioles: Kyle Bradish (3-7, 5.05 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, 93 strikeouts)
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jordan Lyles threw the second complete game of his career, Kyle Stowers homered and drove in three runs, and the Baltimore Orioles avoided their first-ever season sweep by the Detroit Tigers with an 8-1 victory on Wednesday night.