The Orioles are still in playoff contention after this week, moving to 2 1/2 games behind Tampa Bay for an American League Wild Card Spot. Though we suffered some minor injuries (Miguel Gonzalez and Nate McLouth), we have a lot to be thankful for—not only did Crush Davis hit his 50th home run on Friday night, but this red-hot DH keeps delivering.
Stud of the Week for September 9-15:
Since August 4th, Valencia has clocked 26 hits, 13 RBIs, and four home runs for an average of .491 (26 for 53) in that period.
Though we lost Thursday...