BALTIMORE -- Dylan Bundy will try to rebound on Tuesday after his first non-quality start of the season. It will not be an easy task for the Baltimore Orioles right-hander. Bundy (5-2, 2.97 ERA) will face Minnesota Twins ace Ervin Santana (6-2, 2.07) in the middle game of a three-game series at Camden Yards. Bundy has lasted at least six innings of each of his nine starts, but he did not give up more than three runs until his last outing. The Detroit Tigers touched him up for six runs in six innings on Thursday in a 6-5 victory over the Orioles. Still, he made it through the sixth, which gave a tired Baltimore bullpen a break. Bundy has pitched just once against Minnesota, throwing a scoreless
Through the first two months of the Major League Baseball season, rumors are already starting to fly about deals that could be made before the trade deadline. • The Red Sox will activate David Price. • The selling price of the Miami Marlins continues to drop with the price to buy now at a reported $1.3 billion.
Friday night, the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins (TB 5, MIN 2) in their series opener at Target Field thanks largely to Chris Archer. The Tampa ace struck out 11 and allowed only two runs in 7 2/3 innings. In the seventh inning, Steven Souza tried to save Archer a run by attempting a diving catch in right field. He was not particularly close to making the play. In fact, he was so far away from making the play that he couldn't help but laugh at himself afterward. That's okay, Souza made up for it with a monster home run in his next at-bat. Check it out: Give that man an A for effort. After the game Souza wanted to know exactly how far short he fell with his diving catch attempt, so he