Orioles: Reimold rocks
What a finish. Nolan Reimold has wasted no time establishing himself as the go-to guy in left field, but he outdid himself in the 11th inning today. That three-run shot ended the Orioles sweep jinx and handed a victory to Danys Baez, who had pitched well for three innings but appeared to be headed for defeat after hanging a splitter to Aaron Hill in the top of the 11th.
Give Reimold extra credit -- along with the obligatory pie in the face during the postgame show -- for keeping his head after getting called out on a very low strike in a big situation in his previous at-bat.
Truly a great victory for the rejuvenated O's, who have won five of their last six and rallied from an 8-3 deficit in the eighth inning before rallying again for the victory in overtime. Jim Hunter is trying to keep his composure during the the MASN postgame show, but it can't be easy. I don't think he's been this happy since Jimmy Jr. was born.
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