Ty Wigginton has tied his season-high and career-high with a 4-RBI game today at Washington.
He hit a two-run single with two outs in the first and a two-run homer to left on a 1-0 pitch off Craig Stammen in the sixth. He now has 13 homers, two more than last year and 31 RBI, 10 fewer than last year.
He also had 4 RBI on April 18 vs. Oakland. The 4 RBI ties his single game career best and he has now done that eight times.
AL home run leaders, through Friday’s games:
14 - Paul Konerko, CWS
13 - Jose Bautista, Tor
12 - Ty Wigginton, Balt
Wigginton has hit 12 of his 13 homers in 2010 vs. right-handed pitching. He has hit seven homers in May after hitting six in April.
If the O’s can gain a win today or tomorrow, they will have a win in a road series for the first time since last September 13 at New York. They are 0-9-1 in ten road series since.