Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Baltimore third baseman Josh Bell helped give new manager Buck Showalter a victory in his debut, as the Orioles rallied past the Angeles, 6-3, in the opener of a three-game series at Camden Yards.
Showalter was introduced as the Orioles' new skipper on Monday. Juan Samuel had been guiding the team on an interim basis since Dave Trembley was fired back on June 4.
The 54-year-old Showalter brings plenty of managerial experience to a struggling O's team. He managed the New York Yankees from 1992-1995, then the Arizona Diamondbacks from 1998-2000. He also managed the Texas Rangers from 2003-06 and was named AL Manager of the Year in 1994, and again 10 years later.
Josh Bell capped a four-run sixth inning with a two-run double to help Baltimore halt a three-game skid. The Orioles, though, hold the worst record in baseball at 33-73. Luke Scott added a two-run homer and Matt Wieters had two RBI.
Jeremy Guthrie (5-11) went seven innings in the start, allowing three runs on five hits. The right-hander came into the game with a 1-7 mark in his previous 11 starts.