• Former Raven and Minnesota native Matt Birk was at Target Field for a home run contest prior to Saturday's game.
• Left-handed pitcher Jake Pettit picked up the win in his Triple-A Norfolk debut on Saturday, pitching 6 1/3 innings and allowing two earned runs to go with seven strikeouts. The 26-year-old lefty, a 42nd round pick in the 2010 Draft, led the Tides to a 3-2 victory over Syracuse.
• The Orioles entered Saturday with the most road wins in the American League (13), and the highest road winning percentage (.619).
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