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.
BALTIMORE – Manny Machado gets his first major league start at shortstop on Monday night. With the Orioles losing 10 of 11, manager Buck Showalter is eager to try something difference.
ARLINGTON, Tex. –- Manny Machado was livid. He screamed at home plate umpire David Rackley, pleading with him to ask for help on a checked swing that ended the game.