Orioles live by the home run, die by the home run, succumb to Rockies in the ninth, 8-6.

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Orioles live by the home run, die by the home run, succumb to Rockies in the ninth, 8-6.
Orioles live by the home run, die by the home run, succumb to Rockies in the ninth, 8-6.

Q: What happens when two bad pitching staffs meet up at Coors Field? A: (You know this one…) Dongs. Dongs. And more dongs. Seven, to be exact. These two teams lead their respective leagues in home runs allowed, and though the Rockies aren't chasing history like the O's, both lineups were hacking like lumberjacks today. In the battle of bad pitching staffs, victory clearly went to the Orioles' starter. Means completely outclassed Colorado's Jeff Hoffman, who was called up today from AAA and looked like he really belonged there. Hoffman telegraphed his fastball and missed badly over the plate all day. Only bad luck and a TOOTBLAN kept the Orioles from tagging Hoffman more than they did—and their

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