Found June 28, 2012 on Fox Sports Ohio:
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Johnny Damon and Asdrubal Cabrera hit three-run homers, Shin-Soo Choo had a solo shot, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Thursday night to end a five-game losing streak. Recalled from Triple-A Columbus before the game, Cleveland rookie Zach McAllister allowed two runs and seven hits over 5 2-3 innings to earn his second big league win. McAllister (2-1) struck out six and walked one in his fifth career start. J.J. Hardy homered for the Orioles, who have lost seven of nine. Baltimore has scored only 14 runs during that span and is 3 for 52 with runners in scoring position over the last 10 games, including 1 for 5 in this one. Orioles rookie Wei-Yin Chen (7-4) gave up six runs, six hits (including two homers) and three walks in 6 1-3 innings.

Damon heating up for Indians

In the first six games of the current 10-game road trip, the Indians struggled to score runs and, not surprisingly, lost most of the games. They lost five of the first six games on the trip, which concludes with a four-game series in Baltimore that began Thursday night with a 7-2 Indians victory.Going into the game, only one American League team had hit fewer home runs than the 61...

Lonnie Chisenhall hit by pitch, fractures wrist.

Tribe third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall suffered a fractured wrist after getting hit by a pitch in the fifth inning of Friday’s game. From Jordan Bastian, With Cleveland clinging to a 5-3 lead, Chisenhall was hit by a 91-mph fastball from Orioles left-hander Tyler Patton. Chisenhall jogged down to first base, where he was quickly met by manager Manny Acta and a member...

Indians’ Struggles By The Numbers

Taking a page from Rick’s book today, I’m here with some illustrious stats about the Cleveland Indians. These aren’t the prettiest, so you might want to spare your kids from seeing these. -51 – Indians’ run differential this season, sixth-worst in MLB. The team with the sixth-worst record is Houston at 32-43 (.427). 12-3 (.800) – CLE’s record in one-run games, the best...

Indians Roster Moves: Vinny Rottino claimed off waivers, Chris Schwinden DFA’d

We saw some moves coming up soon, but this likely isn’t what we were looking for. The Indians made a pair of small moves today, as they claimed IF/OF Vinny Rottino off outright waivers from the New York Mets. The versatile 32-year-old journeyman is expected to join the AAA Columbus roster and, of course, will be on the 40-man roster. In 511 career AAA games, he’s a .294/.360...

The Solowheel: Sure to revolutionize relief pitchers’ commute to the mound (videos)

For every kind of relief pitcher there is in the major leagues, there is a method by which relievers make there way to the mound when their number is called: some lackadaisically trot out to the mound from the bullpen, others storm out of the gate sprinting, like a bull being released into a ring [...]

Orioles Using Bloomberg's Data Presentation Tool

Yesterday the Orioles held an event at Camden Yards with Bloomberg Sports to show off the Bloomberg Baseball Data Tool they've started using (you know, the one that makes those graphics we see on the broadcast showing that Brian Matusz throws 55% fastballs, 15% change-ups, etc.). I unfortunately forgot my notepad, so the recap is all from memory. Dan Duquette* spoke briefly...

Series Preview: Indians at Orioles 6/28 - 7/1

The good news is, Casey Kotchman broke Andy Pettitte's ankle and he will be out for 6 weeks. You can't cheat your way out of a fractured leg. And now for something completely different. June 28th, 7:05 PM EDT: Zach McAllister, RHP, 1-1, 3.96 ERA vs Wei-Yin Chen, LHP, 7-3, 3.38 ERA McAllister will be making his triumphant return to the big leagues in place of Jeanmar...

Kipnis Shakes Things Up At Second Base

Last season was a banner year for second basemen in terms of fantasy baseball. The usual suspects (Cano, Pedroia, Kinsler, Phillips) all had excellent years, while guys like Ben Zobrist, Howie Kendrick, and Ryan Roberts also put up big years. Coming into 2012, second base was a position fantasy owners felt like they could count on for big production in the middle infield. Unfortunately...

Can Brian Matusz Ever Regain What Made Him So Special at the End of 2010?

<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt;">Right now, despite the Orioles doing relatively well so far this season, it is been apparent that there’s been an issue with the starting pitching outside of Jason Hammel and Wei-Yin Chen.   On Tuesday night, southpaw Brian Matusz struggled on the mound again in a loss...

Yankees Claim Chris Schwinden, Designate Danny Farquhar

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-8764\">The New York Yankees claimed right-hander Chris Schwinden...

Press release: Orioles’ #VoteOrange campaign concludes tomorrow with Vote Orange T-Shirt Giveaway

With voting for the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game ending tomorrow at 11:59 p.m., the Orioles will conclude their two-month #VoteOrange campaign with Vote Orange T-shirt Thursday. The first 10,000 fans age 15 and over in attendance at tomorrow night’s game against the Cleveland Indians will receive a Vote Orange T-shirt.The Orioles’ Vote Orange promo team has made numerous...

Indians 11, Orioles 5

Shin-Soo Choo went 4 for 5 with a homer, scored four runs and collected three RBIs to lead the Cleveland Indians past the Baltimore Orioles 11-5 Saturday. Shelley Duncan also homered for the Indians, who had a season-high 19 hits - eclipsing their previous high of 16, set Friday night in a 9-8 loss at Camden Yards. Chris Davis connected for the Orioles, who have lost eight of 11...
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