Orioles closer Zach Britton finished Sunday’s 9-7 victory over the Astros with a scoreless ninth inning, earning his sixth save of the season. Eric Gagne holds the major league record at 84. With his save today, @zbritton sets a new American League record with 55 consecutive save opportunities converted.
Sunday means a full slate of baseball goodness. Check in here for all the scores, rumors, and news. Final scores Cleveland Indians 8, Toronto Blue Jays 1 (box score) Cincinnati Reds 6, Miami Marlins 3 (box score) Oakland Athletics 3, New York Mets 2 (box score) Texas Rangers 6, Tampa Bay Rays 5 (box score) Philadelphia Phillies 6, Milwaukee Brewers 3 (box score) Baltimore Orioles 9, Houston Astros 7 (box score) Detroit Tigers 9, Minnesota Twins 6 (box score) Kansas City Royals 5, Chicago White Sox 4 (box score) Colorado Rockies 13, Pittsburgh Pirates 3 (box score) Los Angeles Angels 3, Boston Red Sox 2 (box score) San Diego Padres 5, San Francisco Giants 2 (box score) Washington Nationals 6,
One of the best things about great players is the way that they make the extraordinary almost look routine. Although the Orioles season has had its share of disappointments, it has also had its share of sparkling plays in the field, especially involving the best infield buddies, Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop. Machado and Schoop struck again early in the Orioles game against the Rays on Monday night, turning a ground ball into a double play that most infield combos probably wouldn’t have been able to convert into one out, let alone into two. Check out this bit of defensive wizardry: MASN’s Gary Thorne is as awed as you’d expect from him after that display of brilliance, but even one of the