Orioles Can't Touch Jake Arrieta In His Return To Baltimore


By, PressBox

As Jake Arrieta ran to the Oriole Park mound for the first time since April 21, 2013, fans of his former team cheered him and feared for what the now-Chicago Cubs right-hander would do to his old team.

On July 2, 2013, the Orioles traded Arrieta to the Cubs, and the pitcher with a 20-25 record and 5.46 ERA in parts of four seasons quickly turned things around in Chicago.

More than four years later, the Arrieta Orioles fans hoped to cheer for years ago was on display. He limited the Orioles to four hits and one earned run in 6.2 innings in the Cubs’ 10-3 win before 40,258, July 15.


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