BALTIMORE – The game already lost, Chris Davis asked Buck Showalter to remain in Tuesday night’s game. The Orioles trailed by 11, Davis was slumping, and the team was playing horribly.
Tampa Bay Rays (66-66) vs. Baltimore Orioles (63-69), Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.
BALTIMORE – In the middle of the fifth inning, a video montage of Cal Ripken was shown on the video board. It concluded and Ripken began waving to the crowd from a suite.
BALTIMORE – Buck Showalter hoped a shakeup, highlighted by Manny Machado’s first major league start at shortstop, would get the Orioles back on track.
It didn’t happen.
ARLINGTON, Tex. –- Adam Jones had heard enough, seen enough.