Found September 23, 2012 on The Husker:

Jim Thome of the Baltimore Orioles has his SWAG on a hundred thousand billion. Saturday, he doubled in the go-ahead run to stake claim a 9-6 win in extra ininngs over the sh** Boston Red Sox. Oh and did I mention it was the 16th straight victory in games that reach overtime that these big birds have won. Breaking news; Alfredo Aceves is the worst pitcher in the majors.



Thome's double key's O's in 12th

Jim Thome hit a go-ahead double in the 12th in his first game in nearly two months and the Baltimore Orioles won in extra innings for the 16th straight time, beating the Boston Red Sox 9-6 on Saturday. The Orioles won their sixth in a row overall. They began the day one game behind the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Baltimore's extra-inning streak is the best in the majors...

Baltimore Orioles win 16th straight extra-inning game

The Baltimore Orioles won their 16th straight extra-inning game Saturday against the Boston Red Sox after Jim Thome hit a go-ahead double in the 12th and Endy Chavez and Manny Machado added RBI singles to win 9-6. The Orioles have now won six straight games as they began the day one game behind AL East-leading New York Yankees. The Orioles extra-inning streak is the longest in Major...

Thome's 12th-inning double carries Orioles past Red Sox

BOSTON -- It's hard to discourage Jim Thome. Out of the lineup for nearly two months with a herniated neck disk, the Baltimore Orioles designated hitter started his comeback with three consecutive groundouts, followed by back-to-back strikeouts Saturday. Thome was 0-for-5 as Baltimore teetered on the verge of blowing a 6-3 lead to the slumping Boston Red Sox, yet he was eager...

Orioles place Wolf on 60 day DL, add Bill Hall

The Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday placed left-handed pitcher Randy Wolf on the 60-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left elbow. Manager Buck Showalter said that Wolf, who was 2-0 with a 5.28 ERA in five games with the Orioles since signing as a free agent on Aug. 31, felt discomfort in his elbow during the fifth inning of Saturday's start in Boston. Baltimore purchased...

Johnson sets new Orioles save record

The Baltimore Orioles' outstanding bullpen is a big reason they're vying for the AL East lead. And Jim Johnson is the biggest reason for the success of that bullpen. Johnson set a franchise record with his major league-leading 46th save and the Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Friday night to remain one game behind the first-place New York Yankees. The record means...

Contenders Injury News: Yankees, Orioles, Angels

There are still quite a few contenders out there with the second Wild Card in play.  These teams will need their players healthy and ready to go if they are going to make up the ground/hold off the challengers.  Here are your injury news and notes for some of the contenders: Kristie Ackert and Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News report that Mark Teixeira...

Q&A: Manny Machado, Well-Adjusted Rookie

For Manny Machado, it’s all about adjustments. The Baltimore Orioles infielder has a lot of them to make. Just 20 years old, he is acclimating to the big leagues — in the middle of a pennant race, no less — after being promoted from Double-A in early August. He is doing so at the hot corner, a position he played just twice in 208 minor-league games.The third-overall pick in...

(Video) Batting Stance Guy Demonstrates What Went on Behind-the-Scenes While Shooting Some Classic Orioles Baseball Cards for Topps

Batting Stance Guy demonstrated 'What Went on Behind-the-Scenes While Shooting Some Classic Baltimore Orioles Baseball Cards for Topps.' You will laugh. More Batting Stance Guy. Why not... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Jon Lester Can't Execute Against Matt Wieters, Loses to Baltimore for First Time (Video)

Jon Lester did something against the Orioles on Friday night that he had never done before. He lost. And it was primarily because of Matt Wieters. Lester came into the game the winner of 14 consecutive decisions against Baltimore, but Wieters made sure he wouldn't make it 15. Wieters hit a single to right field off of Lester in the fourth inning that scored two runs and then...

Blue Jays-Orioles Preview

While the Baltimore Orioles concluded an overall successful road trip in disappointing fashion over the weekend, they return home with what appears to be a good opportunity to get back on track. The Orioles continue their quest for the AL East title Monday in a doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays, who try to avoid a season high-tying seventh consecutive defeat and sixth straight...

'Blackjack' Run of Success Ends for Jon Lester After First Career Loss to Orioles in 21 Starts (Video)

All good things, they say, must come to an end. For Jon Lester, his good fortune against the Baltimore Orioles came to an abrupt halt on Friday night. The Red Sox left-hander lost to the Orioles for the first time in 21 career starts, dropping his record to 14-1 against the Birds. Yes, the numbers are still good, but if this isn't a sign that the Orioles aren't who they used...

Red Sox Live Blog: Aaron Cook, Randy Wolf Square Off As Baltimore Continues Postseason Push

8 a.m.: The Orioles are fighting for a playoff spot. The Red Sox are fighting to avoid last place. The Orioles are 6-1 at Fenway Park this season. The Red Sox are 4-9 against the Birds overall. The Orioles are having a magical year. The Red Sox have had a disasterous one. Welcome to Bizarro World. For the first time since 1997, Boston will end a season with a losing record, and Baltimore...
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