OK, this factor using the Orioles gets beyond control. After sweeping the maybe-they-really-are-just-cruddy Red-colored Sox at Fenway over the past weekend, they've the very best record in baseball at 19-9, one half-game much better than the Sun rays, and they're delivering shock waves through our Major league baseball Energy Ratings now.

Make room, George Jefferson, the O's are the type movin' on up now, completely up place.

Listen, we might be silly sometimes, but we understand how to read an omen whenever we see one and also the one in which the winning pitcher is really a DH who can't H, well, that's significant. That is what Chris Davis did in Baltimore's wild 9-6 victory over Boston in 17 innings Sunday.

Davis was -for-8 while at bat, striking out five occasions and grounding right into a double play. But he twirled two scoreless innings of relief, tossing within the mid-80s and becoming Darnell McDonald hitting into a game title-ending double play. OK, pitchers, how hard is the job, really? Heh, heh.

Davis wasn't the only position player to help out the overall game - McDonald was the losing pitcher after permitting Adam Jones' three-run homer within the 17th. Before each team put a situation player around the mound? October 4, 1925 once the Tigers used Ty Cobb and also the Browns put George Sisler in Game 2 of the doubleheader other family members . of year.

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