BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 18: Nate McLouth #9 of the Baltimore Orioles steals second base in the fifth inning ahead of the tag by Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Our offense has been feeling great ... If we can keep that going, we know our pitching's going to pitch better than they have been. So we're not worried about that. It's been a rough patch. You like to see the fact that when the hitters have a rough patch, the pitchers pick them up. And when the pitchers have a rough patch, the hitters pick them up. That's what good teams do, and that's what we've been doing the last few games here.
They aren't exactly the Yankees without Derek Jeter out there, because he's the guy you think of when you think of the Yankees ... But they always have guys who find a way to do well. Like Haffner -- he's played really well.More quotes »
Eric Hosmer, Adam Jones lead Team USA past Canada, move up in World Baseball Classic
in Miami. David Wright , whose grand slam lifted the U.S. past Italy Saturday night, doubled and walked three times. Ben Zobrist had three hits, none of which left the infield.Canada, coming off a 10-3 win over Mexico that featured a bruising ninth-inning Read more »
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Recap: Baltimore vs. Tampa Bay
in and roped a double to the gap in right center for a 7-6 contest, and Darren O'Day came on, only to be greeted with a Ben Zobrist RBI double. Evan Longoria reached second on a hot shot behind first base, and James Loney drew a free pass ahead of Luke Scott's 5/18/13 from Biloxi Sun Herald Read more »
Rays nip Orioles in Baltimore slugfest
quietly in the ninth, on two pop outs and a fly out. Tampa scratched out a run in the first as Matt Joyce singled with one out, Ben Zobrist doubled and Longoria's fly to right scored Joyce. Baltimore countered in the home half on a two-out, two-run single from The Sports Network Read more »
Rays vs. Orioles, game 1: Bats explode, Hellickson and bullpen keep it interesting.
Joyce, batting second, reached out to poke an elevated Jason Hammel fastball just past the diving shortstop for a single. Ben Zobrist then doubled on a groundball through the first base hole that was opened up because Chris Davis was holding on Joyce. Evan from DRaysBay Read more »
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reached on an infield single to shortstop in the shift. Felix Doubront, for whom this was an important start, then walked Ben Zobrist, got Evan Longoria to fly out to center. he lost a real battle with Yunel Escobar who fouled off a few pitches on 3-2 before from Boston.com Read more »
Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Boston
and hasn't dropped a road decision since Sept. 16 of last season at Toronto. Desmond Jennings hit an RBI triple and Ben Zobrist also knocked in a run for the Rays, whose season-high six-game win streak came to an end. David Price (1-4) departed after just from San Luis Obispo Tribune Read more »