A team in first place at Memorial Day wins division about half the time.
The Orioles host the AL West leaders, the Houston Astros on Memorial Day.
Miguel Gonzalez allowed a career high 10 hits as the Orioles lost to the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Sunday.
For Chris Davis, the strikeouts mount and mount.
As word on Brian Matusz is awaited, Buck Showalter thinks the problem is the balls.