The Detroit Tigers have five days off between the end of the American League Championship Series and the start of the World Series on Wednesday.
If the Orioles had played in the American League Championship Series, they’d be facing Justin Verlander today.
They probably wouldn’t beat him.
Heading into the Nationals and Cardinals Nationals League Division Series, St. Louis held a distinct advantage in experience. The Cardinals are the most storied franchise in the N.L.
If you’re watching the Cardinals-Giants series in search of players with Orioles connections, you may have to watch especially hard.